September 26, 2012 The notion that the Big Bang is like an exploding bomb is completely wrong. But what, then, lies beyond the edge of space? Can we ever know whether the Universe is infinite?
September 19, 2012 The multiverse is supposed to be the mother of our Universe, and a multitude of others. But can we ever be sure of its existence? And if we can't, is this science?
July 3, 2012 Two videos with lessons on our collective history and the meaning of life.
May 1, 2012 There are those in the physics community who have no room for philosophy. At stake in their stance is a critical question living deep in the foundations of modern physics: What are the limits of science?
April 25, 2012 Science hardly ever advances in a straight line. Recent observations casting doubt on the existence of Dark Matter force us to consider the lessons of history.
March 20, 2012 It wasn't long ago that we thought expansion of the universe was slowing down. Whoops! Science then identified Dark Energy as a force acting against deceleration. The discovery upended cosmology almost overnight.
March 1, 2011 Acknowledging the intertwined evolution of culture and cosmic vision does not diminish the power of science; it allows us to see more clearly our role as participants in the Universe.