Gigantic Galaxy Clusters Found Just Before They're Awash in Star Formation

Astronomers have found examples of giant galaxy clusters dozens of times larger than the Milky Way with all the raw…

1 month ago

Hawking Made a Prediction About Black Holes, and Physicists Just Confirmed it

Astronomers have found the first evidence that black holes follow the laws of thermodynamics.

3 years ago

Something other than just gravity is contributing to the shape of dark matter halos

Galactic dark matter is in a state of maximum entropy, which means it must interact with itself.

3 years ago

New Theory of Gravity Does Away With Need for Dark Matter

Dark matter? Who needs it?! Gravity may be something else altogether.

7 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 391: Entropy

Have you ever been doing thermodynamics in a closed system and noticed that there‚Äôs a finite number of ways that…

8 years ago

Will the Universe Run Out Of Energy?

It seems like the good times will go on forever, so feel free to keep on wasting energy. But entropy…

9 years ago

Astronomy Without A Telescope – Holographic Dark Information Energy

[/caption] Holographic Dark Information Energy gets my vote for the best mix of arcane theoretical concepts expressed in the shortest…

13 years ago

Astronomy Without A Telescope – Black Hole Entropy

[/caption] An easy way to think about the entropy of black holes is to consider that entropy represents the loss…

13 years ago

Astronomy Without A Telescope – Is Time Real?

Time is an illusion caused by the passage of history (Douglas Adams 1952-2001). The way that we deal with time…

14 years ago

What is Entropy?

Perhaps there's no better way to understand entropy than to grasp the second law of thermodynamics, and vice versa. This…

15 years ago