gravity

Time

This New Atomic Clock Is So Precise Our Ability to Measure Gravity Constrains Its Accuracy

NIST's new atomic clocks will help create the world's most precise map of how Earth's gravity warps spacetime.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.30.18
Film

The Epic Trailer for Alfonso Cuarón’s 'Roma' Already Looks Oscar-Worthy

Although the trailer is thin on dialogue, it evokes themes of poverty, class, and race.
Noel Ransome
11.13.18
Motherboard

Astronomers Find Strong Evidence There is a Supermassive Black Hole at the Center of Our Galaxy

Astronomers watched as gas approached 30 percent the speed of light during the most detailed observation ever made of material orbiting so close to a black hole.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.31.18
gravity

Gravitational Waves Show No Evidence of Extra Dimensions

Observing the light from neutron stars provided a baseline to measure the effects of extra dimensions on the propagation of gravitational waves through space.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.17.18
Science

A Very High Percentage of Young People Aren't Sure the World Is Round

Which is pretty sad when contemplating the future of the planet, whatever ​shape you think its is.
Harry Cheadle
4.6.18
spacewear

Astronauts Try Out ‘Skinsuits’ To Prevent Slipped Discs and Spine Stretching

A taste of Earth’s gravity, now in unitard form.
Becky Ferreira
2.22.18
HOTY2017

The Physicist Building the World’s Most Precise Clock

Advanced timekeeping could help unify quantum and gravitational physics, predict earthquakes, and navigate in deep space.
Matthew Gault
1.10.18
what is gravity?

Theoretical Physicist Erik Verlinde Says We Don’t Need Dark Matter to Explain the Universe

Watch Verlinde deliver a talk on his "new view" on gravity tonight.
Kate Lunau
10.4.17
conceptual art

Void-Like Sculptures Beg Viewers to Consider the Meaning of Empty Spaces

Yasuaki Onishi continues his artistic meditation on volume and gravity.
Diana Shi
6.25.17
einstein was right

Two Black Holes Ate Each Other and Rippled the Fabric of Spacetime

Again.
Lisa Cumming
6.1.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Freeze-Dried Space Jizz Could Save Us All

A new study found that mouse sperm freeze-dried and sent to space for nine months can still be used to make healthy babies back on Earth.
Drew Schwartz
5.23.17
sculpture

This Balance Artist is Stacking Everything From Apples to Motorbikes

Meet South Korea's premiere balance artist Rocky Byun.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.7.17
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