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Stories by Max Tegmark

BICEP2 Makes Waves in Cosmology: Now What?

The shock waves are still reverberating from BICEP2's bombshell announcement that they've discovered the holy grail of cosmology: the telltale signature of gravitational waves from inflation.

March 18, 2014 — Max Tegmark

Is the Universe Made of Math? [Excerpt]

In this excerpt from his new book, Our Mathematical Universe, M.I.T. professor Max Tegmark explores the possibility that math does not just describe the universe, but makes the universe

January 10, 2014 — Max Tegmark

Parallel Universes

Not just a staple of science fiction, other universes are a direct implication of cosmological observations

May 1, 2003 — Max Tegmark

100 Years of Quantum Mysteries

As quantum theory celebrates its 100th birthday, spectacular successes are mixed with persistent puzzles

February 1, 2001 — Max Tegmark and John Archibald Wheeler