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Does the Multiverse Really Exist?

Does the Multiverse Really Exist?

Proof of parallel universes radically different from our own may still lie beyond the domain of science

January 9, 2016 — George F. R. Ellis

Giant Bubbles Soar over the Milky Way

Newly discovered lobes stretch tens of thousands of light-years above and below the Milky Way's disk. Where did they come from?

December 1, 2015 — Douglas Finkbeiner, Meng Su and Dmitry Malyshev
Fiery Holes in Space and Time

Fiery Holes in Space and Time

Black holes may be bubbles devoid of space and time—and encased in “firewalls” that confound both general relativity and quantum mechanics

December 6, 2015 — Joseph Polchinski
Superstars of the First Galaxies

Superstars of the First Galaxies

Emerging evidence suggests that the first starlight to shine after the big bang’s flash came from distant suns that ranged from very large to incredibly huge

November 30, 2015 — Michael D. Lemonick
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