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Paul M. Sutter

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    New Telescopes Will Help Us SETL

    Extraterrestrial life doesn’t need to be intelligent to be worth finding.

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    The Remarkable Emptiness of Existence

    Early scientists didn’t know it, but we do now: The void in the universe is alive.

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    Top 10 Underrated Astronomy Papers of 2022

    There was a lot more to this year than stunning images.

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    How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Uncertainty

    I now realize Heisenberg and Schrödinger are less like physicists and more like therapists.

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    Why We Need to Study Nothing

    The origins of the universe may be hidden in the voids of space.

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    Doctor Strange and the Multiverse in Science

    The multiverse of pop culture owes its existence to a testable scientific hypothesis.

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    As Creation Stories Go, the Big Bang Is a Good One

    How science is like mythology when it pushes the boundaries of the known.

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    The Case for Dancing Astrophysics

    Cosmology is the story of the fundamental particles, forces, and energies that shape and govern our universe. And that story is one of rhythm and motion.Screengrab via Paul M. Sutter / YouTube For millennia, cosmological and religious systems of thought were intertwined—and usually indistinguishable. European artwork of, say, the arrangements of planets and stars often […]