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The Concorde was fast and changed how we thought about travel here on Earth. In the future, we may well travel at speeds that change our relationship with time itself.
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April 29, 2014 Life only seems to get faster and faster. Sometimes it's hard to deal with the speed of change. Commentator Adam Frank says to hold on to your hats because we may well end up bending time itself.
This artist's impression shows the surroundings of the supermassive black hole at the heart of the active galaxy NGC 3783 in the southern constellation of Centaurus.
February 5, 2014 Stephen Hawking wants to do away with black holes (as we know them) so he can save the two pillars of modern physics: general relativity and quantum mechanics. At stake is our understanding of the nature of space and time, and how matter affects, and is affected by, both.
November 8, 2011 Our days seem numbered and we long to know if this countdown to darkness is real or simply a trick of a more limited perspective.
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