astrophysics

astrophysics

January 13, 2013

From Kabbalah to comfort, curiosity to a prayer from the Prophet Muhammad. Our roundup of ideas and stories at On Being this week.

January 11, 2013

Watch this fabulous talk on Hubble and Rembrandt, Casablanca in psychological terms, how stars actually "evolve," and why Malala Yousafzai's bravery is "the best example of the power of curiosity."

July 04, 2012

With the important news about the the Higgs boson particle, this excellent video explainer with comic sketches may even help us understand it one day!

April 08, 2012

Physicists have long sought to describe the universe in terms of equations. Now, James Gates explains how research on a class of geometric symbols known as adinkras could lead to fresh insights into the theory of supersymmetry — and perhaps even the very nature of reality.

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May 12, 2011

The complete twitterscript of our interview with Lord Martin Rees.