universe

Is the Universe Perfect for Life?

Doesn't it feel like the Universe is perfectly tuned for life? Actually, it's a horrible hostile place, delivering the bare…

6 years ago

How Are Galaxies Moving Away Faster Than Light?

So, how can galaxies be traveling faster than the speed of light when nothing can travel faster than light? I’m…

6 years ago

Is the Universe Dying?

Is our 13.8 billion year old universe actually in its death throes? Poor Universe, its demise announced right in it’s…

6 years ago

Our Universe is Dying

Brace yourselves: winter is coming. And by winter I mean the slow heat-death of the Universe, and by brace yourselves I…

6 years ago

Is There a Mirror Universe?

Could there be a mirror universe, where everything is backwards - and everybody has goatees? How badly do you need…

7 years ago

Is the Universe Finite or Infinite?

Two possiblities exist: either the Universe is finite and has a size, or it's infinite and goes on forever. Both…

7 years ago

How Can Space Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light?

Cosmologists are intellectual time travelers. Looking back over billions of years, these scientists are able to trace the evolution of…

7 years ago

Where Did the Big Bang Happen?

Imagine the Big Bang, and you're imagining an explosion. There must be come place we could travel in the Universe…

7 years ago

Is Everything Actually Shrinking?

Whoa, here's something to think about. Maybe the Universe isn't expanding at all. Maybe everything is actually just shrinking, so…

7 years ago

Why Is Andromeda Coming Towards Us?

I don’t want to freak you out, but you should be aware that there’s a gigantic galaxy with twice our…

7 years ago