The universe may have existed forever

The universe may have existed forever

The widely accepted age of the universe, as estimated by general relativity, is 13.8 billion years.

200 billion worlds like Earth in our galaxy

200 billion worlds like Earth in our galaxy

A NEW study by planetary scientists have calculated that there could be hundreds of billions of Earth-like planets in our galaxy which might support life.

The Mystery of Consciousness?

The Mystery of Consciousness?

Consciousness. What is it? No one knows, but many intelligent people have tried to explain it.

WHY COMPLAINING MAY BE DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH

WHY COMPLAINING MAY BE DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH

Quit whining. The truth is nobody likes to hear it, and it’s bad for you.

Findings from the Science of a Meaningful Life

Findings from the Science of a Meaningful Life

UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center has recently issued its year end wrap up of the top scientific insights produced by the study of happiness, altruism, mindfulness and gratitude.

101 Reasons to Go Outside and Look Up in 2015

101 Reasons to Go Outside and Look Up in 2015

  The year is off to a pretty good start, astronomically speaking. We already have a naked-eye comet, and Venus and Mercury are gracing our sunsets for the next few days.  But what about the rest of the year? How will you know what to watch? Easy: Go to Universe Today, which has a list of the Top 101 astronomical events to watch for...

In Search Of A Science Of Consciousness

In Search Of A Science Of Consciousness

In the Western tradition we tend to think of consciousness as something that is present or absent.

Physicists get set for UNESCO’s Year of Light

Physicists get set for UNESCO’s Year of Light

The UN has declared “international years” since 1959 to draw attention to topics deemed to be of worldwide importance.

Russia Plans to Build Modern-day Noah’s Ark

Russia Plans to Build Modern-day Noah’s Ark

The DNA databank will be created at the campus of the Moscow State University.

The Surprising Science of Happiness

The Surprising Science of Happiness

Chasing happiness can actually make you less happy.

2 Futures Can Explain Time’s Mysterious Past

2 Futures Can Explain Time’s Mysterious Past

New theories suggest the big bang was not the beginning, and that we may live in the past of a parallel universe

Is String Theory About to Unravel?

Is String Theory About to Unravel?

Evidence that the universe is made of strings has been elusive for 30 years.