The International Hunt for Dark Energy Is On, Here’s What’s Coming

We’re living in this time where most of the matter is dark. We’re not actually seeing it. And most of what we call the energy density of the universe appears to be dark as well. So, we’re in what I like to call this period of maximum ignorance right now, where we’ve learned a ton […]

The Dark Energy Survey Revealed New Origins of Stars in Our Galaxy

For years now, astronomers have been looking at the sky to try and find dark energy — energy that mathematically should exist, but that we’re not sure how to detect, or where to find. To detect the undetectable, scientists build increasingly sensitive telescopes and point them at the sky to do a survey. And one […]

Did Another Universe Exist Before This One? | Unveiled

Did Another Universe Exist Before Us? For decades, now, popular scientific consensus has held that the universe is around 14 billion years old, and that it can be dated back to one specific origin point: what many call “the Big Bang”. But, after years of research, we’re still debating what the Big Bang really was, […]

Alex Filippenko: “Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe” | Talks at Google

MALE SPEAKER: Our guest today is a renowned astronomer, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences, with award-winning accomplishments documented in about 700 research papers. As the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor in Physics and Physical Sciences at UC Berkeley, he’s been voted the best professor on campus a record nine times, […]

Could We Terraform Mars?

Thanks to LEGO – presenting LEGO City – for their support of PBS Digital Studios. Humanity’s future is glorious. As we master space travel, we’ll hop from one lifeless world to the next. Life will blossom in our path and the galaxy with shimmer with beautiful Earth-like orbs. Hmmm… maybe. This won’t sound so far […]

A Huge Emptiness Has Been Found Near Our Galaxy

“The Universe is constantly expanding.” You’ve heard that phrase plenty of times, yet have you ever really wrapped your brain around it? If the earth is a planet in the solar system, which is only a part of the Milky Way Galaxy, which is one of countless others in an infinite universe, and the whole […]

Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell (Full Presentation)

My name is Professor Michio Kaku.  I’m a professor of theoretical physics at the City University of New York and I specialize in something called string theory.  I’m a physicist. Some people ask me the question, “What has physics done for me lately?  I mean, do I get better color television, do I get better […]

10 Crazy Discoveries That Science Can’t Explain

HYBRID LIBRARIAN presenta… 10 LOCOS DESCUBRIMIENTOS QUE LA CIENCIA NO PUEDE EXPLICAR Los científicos han hecho muchos descubrimientos que han cambiado nuestras vidas pero algunos siguen esperando una explicación… “HASTATIC ORDER” Enfriar el compuesto de Uranio URu2Si2 cerca del cero absoluto, provoca una extraña reacción… …que de hecho crea una nueva propiedad de materia que […]

What If Dark Energy Was Usable? | Unveiled

What If Dark Energy Was Usable? The laws of physics are strange, and there are lots of things we don’t yet know about how our universe works. Most mysterious of all is the fact that completely unknown forces are governing our reality. Forces so unexplained that we don’t even know what they are, let alone […]

How Black Holes Kill Galaxies

Thanks to Brilliant.org for supporting PBS Digital Studios Black Holes are really only dangerous if you get too close Who am I kidding ? It turns out that they may be responsible for ending Star formation across the entire Universe When we first realized that Black Holes could have masses of Millions or even Billions […]