Mysteries of the Universe

What if We’ve Completely Misunderstood Our Place in the Universe?

A Harvard astronomer has a provocative hunch about what happened after the Big Bang.

Feb. 25 2014 8:00 AMThe Dark Matter PoltergeistIt’s real, but what is it?
Feb. 18 2014 11:48 AMWhat Is Dark Energy?Researchers’ ideas are mind-bending, highly creative, and occasionally nuts.
Feb. 13 2014 6:36 AMDid Stephen Hawking Just Eliminate Black Holes?Celebrity science can be weirder than quantum mechanics.
Feb. 5 2014 11:49 PMWhat Is NASA for?The space agency’s need to find a justification for its existence has damaged its integrity.
Feb. 2 2014 11:42 PMTerra NovaWhen will we find another Earth?
Feb. 20 2014 11:19 AMWhere Do Galaxies Come From?Cosmic harassment, stripping, strangulation, and cannibalism.
Feb. 13 2014 11:47 PMWhen Will the Earth Get Hit by Another Asteroid?It’s time to test a deflector mission. It could save us all.
Feb. 11 2014 8:00 AMIf You Drop Antimatter, Which Way Does It Fall?
Feb. 5 2014 10:34 AMPluto WinsIt may not be a planet, but Pluto explains the whole solar system.