stephen hawking

Could there be a way to make a sci-fi-style wormhole out of two black holes?

Could there be a way to make a sci-fi-style wormhole out of two black holes?

1p>Wormholes have been (theoretical) objects of wonder since the dawn of science fiction, but it would be wild if we could prove these shortcuts through spacetime existed, and even wilder if we
The Best of Brain Pickings 2019

The Best of Brain Pickings 2019

Love, poetry, friendship, solitude, and lots of trees.
A Life Unfinished: Stephen Hawking’s Estate Just Revealed The Genius Astrophysicist Died With Only 91% Completion For ‘The Witcher 3’

A Life Unfinished: Stephen Hawking’s Estate Just Revealed The Genius Astrophysicist Died With Only 91% Completion For ‘The Witcher 3’

When Stephen Hawking passed away almost three years ago, he left behind a legacy of revolutionary thinking in astrophysics and a life story that would inspire pretty much anyone. But according to a

Stephen Hawking’s Black Hole Information Paradox: An Animated Explanation of the Greatest Unsolved Challenge to Our Understanding of Reality

Reconciling the science of the very large with the science of the very small, with a sidewise possibility that everything we experience as reality is a holographic projection.
Bill Gates thinks understanding the body’s microbiome will help solve malnutrition

Bill Gates thinks understanding the body’s microbiome will help solve malnutrition

When it comes to the scourge of stunted growth, microbiome-targeted foods and treatments may help.
Girl, 11, memorised periodic table in 40 minutes and is smarter than Einstein

Girl, 11, memorised periodic table in 40 minutes and is smarter than Einstein

Anushka Dixit scored the maximum 162 marks on the Mensa IQ tests.
"Ice Ice Baby" as covered by the "Stephen Hawking voice"

"Ice Ice Baby" as covered by the "Stephen Hawking voice"

Using vintage equipment, including the DECTalk Express (the machine that physicist Stephen Hawking once used to synthesize his speech), Youtuber bd594 creates an old school remix of Vanilla Ice's 1990
There is a chance we will be able to travel through dimensions and time

There is a chance we will be able to travel through dimensions and time

If parallel dimensions are real, then time travel unavoidably slides the traveller into a parallel world.
Catfish Fetishists, Secondhand Vape, and the Mystery of Tape: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Catfish Fetishists, Secondhand Vape, and the Mystery of Tape: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Welcome! Welcome to June, which is not technically summer yet so far, but good enough to do the job so long as everyone knows what’s good for ‘em and looks the other way. Read more...
Researchers Use Supersonic Fluid to Test Hawking’s Black Hole Theories

Researchers Use Supersonic Fluid to Test Hawking’s Black Hole Theories

Using quantum superfluid, the researchers may have found evidence that so-called "Hawking radiation" is a real phenomenon of black holes. The post Researchers Use Supersonic Fluid to Test Hawking’s
Laboratory Black Hole Shows Stephen Hawking Was Right, Obviously

Laboratory Black Hole Shows Stephen Hawking Was Right, Obviously

Physicists have confirmed predictions of Stephen Hawking’s namesake theory of black holes using a black hole they constructed in their lab, according to a new paper.Read more...
Laboratory Black Hole Shows Stephen Hawking Was Right, Obviously

Laboratory Black Hole Shows Stephen Hawking Was Right, Obviously

Physicists have confirmed predictions of Stephen Hawking’s namesake theory of black holes using a black hole they constructed in their lab, according to a new paper.Read more...
Elon Musk to receive Stephen Hawking award for promoting science

Elon Musk to receive Stephen Hawking award for promoting science

Elon Musk's constant chatter and tweets about everything from "the simulation" to renewable energy have earned him high praise. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO, praised for his "astounding accomplishments in
Stephen Hawking Celebrated With New ‘Black Hole’ 50 Pence Coin

Stephen Hawking Celebrated With New ‘Black Hole’ 50 Pence Coin

The British Royal Mint has commemorated professor Stephen Hawking in a new 50p coin, which references the late physicist’s pioneering...

Stephen Hawking will live forever on this commemorative black hole coin

Any space, physics or all-around science geek can agree that Stephen Hawking is immortal, but now his work is being remembered on a coin that should last until all the black holes in the universe
10 surprising Pi Day facts

10 surprising Pi Day facts

Pi Day is your chance to celebrate the fact that some things in life really are infinite. Here are some Pi fact that you probably didn't know!
Nurse that cared for Stephen Hawking cited for ‘misconduct’

Nurse that cared for Stephen Hawking cited for ‘misconduct’

It's been about a year since the world lost one of its brightest minds. Stephen Hawking, who devoted his life to science while battling a debilitating motor neuron disease for over half a century,
The UK Royal Mint Is Putting a Black Hole on a Coin to Honor Stephen Hawking

The UK Royal Mint Is Putting a Black Hole on a Coin to Honor Stephen Hawking

The United Kingdom’s Royal Mint will honor the work of Stephen Hawking with a commemorative coin featuring the physicist’s name above concentric circles representing a black hole. It looks pretty