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Hawking at the Seder

The legendary physicist visits a friend and shares a message about Passover and  voyaging to the stars

April 25, 2016

What Happens If You Fall into a Black Hole?

Black holes aren't the cosmic vacuum cleaners they are rumored to be, but could you still fall into one? What would happen to you? The answer to that question depends on whom you ask (thanks to quantum gravity)

April 20, 2016 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

The Violent Biography of Our Solar System

New evidence suggests the solar system's early eras were defined by wandering worlds and staggering displays of interplanetary destruction

May 1, 2016 — Konstantin Batygin, Gregory Laughlin and Alessandro Morbidelli

Kepler Spacecraft in Emergency Mode

NASA engineers work to recover the newly repurposed space telescope on the eve of a new type of planet search  

April 11, 2016 — Alexandra Witze and Nature magazine

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