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Jan. 13, 2012

Lawrence Krauss On ‘A Universe From Nothing’

In his book, Krauss surveys modern cosmology and what it says about the past and future universe.

space, dark energy, dimensions, energy, cosmology

Mar. 04, 2011

Brian Greene on The Hidden Reality

Why some physicists think there can be more than one universe.

physics, cosmology, universe, multiverse, string theory, theoretical physics

Sep. 30, 2011

Physicist Lisa Randall On Cosmology And The LHC

The Harvard physicist discusses her latest book, Knocking On Heaven’s Door.

space time physics cosmology

Nov. 04, 2011

Pondering the Possibility of Non-constant ‘Constants’

New research indicates that a value thought to be a basic foundation of physics might vary from place to place in the universe.

space cosmology physics constant alpha fine structure constant

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Snowflake Safari

\tWinter weather means more than sledding and snowmen. Next snowstorm, grab a magnifying glass and try snowflake hunting. Bullet rosettes, stellar plates, and capped columns are just a few of the varieties of snow crystal you can find in your backyard. Kenneth Libbrecht, physicist at Caltech and snowflake expert, shares secrets of the snowflake.

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