Stephen Hawking's profound but gentle and humorous ways of communicating science to the public made him an icon of contemporary science. Here are some of the most inspirational quotes from Stephen Hawking, a great physicist and human genuis.
Feature | Science March 15, 2018
In a new video, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson proves the Earth is really spherical in shape and not flat. He cites several proofs ranging from an ancient Greek experiment to modern cosmological studies.
Space March 11, 2018
Astronomers assumed that only the Milky Way and the Andromeda galaxies are surrounded by dwarf galaxies moving in an orderly manner. Recently, they discovered a more distant neighbor that raised questions against existing cosmological theories.
Space February 2, 2018
Famous cosmologist Stephen Hawking has made his original 1966 doctoral thesis available online for the first time. The thesis is freely available to anyone who is interested to learn about the theoretical physicist's earlier views concerning the universe.
Space October 23, 2017
Astrobiologists from Australian National University challenge the prevailing theory about why we haven't found life on other planets.
Earth/Environment January 22, 2016
Previous methods were only available for stars somewhat close to our own solar system.
Space January 7, 2016
The supermassive black hole, which is 26 million light years away, is ejecting gas it once 'ate.'
Space January 6, 2016
Astronomy fans in 182 countries around the world voted on names. More than half a million votes were cast.
Space December 17, 2015
The star's pulsing light signature suggested a laser being beamed by intelligent beings.
Space December 10, 2015
After conspiracy theorists cried UFO at a photo tweeted by a NASA astronaut, Tech Times received confirmation that the light is just part of the Space Station itself.
Space November 24, 2015
This week's images go from macro to micro in a major way. From dead galaxies to mouse gametes, we've got it all.
Space November 20, 2015
The star is being torn apart, but some of its debris is getting away in the form of gas. That gas could tell us a lot about what happens in mysterious black holes.
Space October 22, 2015
Kepler 2 data reveals a rocky object being shredded to pieces by a white dwarf.
Space October 22, 2015
The beautiful footage is part of a new series of high-definition videos coming out of the International Space Station.
Space October 13, 2015
The universe has only half the energy it possessed two billion years ago, astronomers determine. Stars are fading and dying as the universe slowly heads to a dark and cold future.
Space August 10, 2015
Astronomers have discovered five supermassive black holes that were previously curtained behind gas and dust particles. They predict there could be millions more.
Space July 6, 2015
New study casts doubt on much-lauded "discovery" of evidence of universe's expansion. Dust in Milky Way galaxy may have confused scientists about signal from the far edge of the universe, it suggests.
Space February 1, 2015
The universe remains largely unexplored, but what humans have laid their eyes on has a tendency to move toward complexities. Kelly Smith explored the long-standing issue of moral value in the context of astrobiology in a study.
Space January 27, 2015
Researcher suggests dark energy not necessary to account for the accelerating expansion of the universe. The apparent acceleration can be explained by time dilation cause by the movement of the galaxy in the past and present, he says.
Space January 2, 2015
Dark matter may have been detected through X-ray observations of galaxies, including the Milky Way. Could this herald a new age in astronomy?
Space December 11, 2014
Telescope looks at the universe's oldest light for clues to its structure and history. Scientists around the world use telescope in Chile to gaze at the universe's ancient illumination.
Space October 21, 2014
Galaxy "leaking" ultraviolet radiation into interstellar space yields clues to how light came to the early universe. Astronomers study the galaxy located almost 3 billion light years from Earth.
Space October 10, 2014
The Milky Way galaxy is part of the Local Group of galaxies, and the extended celestial family just got a whole lot larger.
Space September 5, 2014
Distant lensing galaxy reveals even more remote galaxy hiding behind it. "Magnifying glass" phenomenon lets astronomers gaze 10 billion years into the universe's past.
Space August 5, 2014
Current standard model of cosmology can't explain formation of dwarf galaxies, astrophysicists say. Model doesn't match what's being observed, they say.
Space June 11, 2014
Generally accepted scientific facts are not so cut-and-dried for many Americans, poll finds. From the Big Bang to evolution, many express doubts.
April 22, 2014
Using data collected from 140,000 quasars, astronomers have the most accurate measurement yet of the expansion rate of the universe.
Space April 9, 2014