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How Black Holes Nearly Ruined Time

Quantum mechanics rescued our understanding of past and future from the black hole.

The Strangeness of Black Holes

From quantum information to the Schwarzschild radius.

Have Balloons and Ice Broken the Standard Model?

How five anomalous events at two neutrino experiments provide evidence for supersymmetry.

The Fourth Copernican Revolution

Is our universe one island in an archipelago?

Is It Time to Get Rid of Time?

The crisis inside the physics of time.

Fine Tuning Is Just Fine

Why it’s not such a problem that the Large Hadron Collider hasn’t found new physics.

The End of Time

In the fundamental physics of the world, there is neither space nor time.

When the Heavens Stopped Being Perfect

The advent of the telescope punctured our ideals about the nighttime sky.

The Science of Star Wars Weaponry

Just how realistic are lightsabers, blasters, and ion cannons?

Actually, There Is a Time Like the Present

Think there’s no time like the present? Modern physics begs to differ.