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Can Marvel Studios’ Multiverse really exist? A physicist explains

December 26, 2021 3:06 pm

In a chat with The Indian Express, Dr. Kinjalk Lochan, Assistant Professor of Physics at IISER Mohali, explains string theory, Copernican principle and the multiverse concept.

NASA reveals ‘fantasy-like’ structures in Carina Nebula along with ‘Sounds of Universe’

October 17, 2020 3:49 pm

Although the universe doesn’t possess any sound, it depicted the beautiful manifestation of the universe through sound but not images by a unique process called Data Sonification.

Universe might be 2 billion years younger: study

September 14, 2019 7:47 am

Researchers at the Max Planck Society in Germany have said the cosmos is expanding faster than previously believed, leading them to believe the universe is significantly younger. But some are skeptical of the findings.

'Stuff' of universe keeps changing, evolving: Study

February 04, 2019 9:19 pm

"The universe went through some very interesting changes, where all of a sudden the periodic table -- the total number of elements in the universe -- changed a lot," said Jennifer Johnson, a professor at the Ohio State University in the US.

Scientists detect dark matter 'on the move'

January 07, 2019 4:42 pm

A team of astrophysicists measured the amount of dark matter at the centres of 16 dwarf galaxies with very different star formation histories.

New model of universe may solve dark energy mystery

December 31, 2018 1:56 pm

Understanding the nature of this dark energy is one of the paramount enigmas of fundamental physics. It has long been hoped that string theory will provide the answer.

Indian scientists discover 'sub-Saturn' or 'super-neptune' size planet around Sun-like star

June 22, 2018 8:26 am

“Only 23 such planetary systems (including this discovery) are known to this date with masses between 10 and 70 Earth mass and size of 4 to 8 Earth radii with such precise measurement of mass,” the statement said.

Stephen Hawking's final research paper supports existence of multiverse

May 02, 2018 9:14 pm

Late British cosmologist Stephen Hawking's final research paper suggests that our universe could be one of many, with similar properties.

Gravitational waves used to measure age of universe

January 09, 2018 8:13 pm

After the detection of gravitational waves, scientists now want to accurately measure the Universe's age through it.

Our universe contains two trillion galaxies: Study

January 18, 2017 12:33 pm

The results of the study are based on the measurements of the number of observed galaxies at different epochs.