Unexplained Phenomena Keep Suggesting the Universe Isn’t What We Thought
Two unrelated studies recently raised the same possibility: the laws of physics might not apply everywhere, which, if true, would upend an idea underpinning centuries of science.
A Mysterious Ancient Galaxy Just Rewrote the Universe's Timeline
A disk galaxy in the early universe, just 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang, somehow formed during a time of chaotic cosmic conditions.
Scientists Have Discovered the Nearest Known Black Hole to Earth
The "dark" black hole is so close to Earth that you can see the system it's in with the naked eye, and hints that there may be many more hidden black holes in the universe.
Scientists Think They Found the Only Guy Known to Get Killed by a Meteorite
The extremely unlucky fatality occurred in 19th century Iraq and was reported all the way up to the Sultan, newly digitized documents reveal.