Universes With No Weak Force Might Still Have Stars and Life
An alternate cosmos could do without one of the fundamental forces, physicists say.
Scientific Theory and the Multiverse Madness
An increasing number of theoretical physicists think that our universe is only one among infinitely many — but this speculation is not based on sound logic, says Sabine Hossenfelder.
13.7: Cosmos & Culture
The Case for Cosmic Pantheism
In multiverse cosmologies, we find a creative principle that is the ever-evolving universe itself. This sort of theology, which identifies God with the physical universe, is a position historically known as pantheism.
Martin Rees on Speculative Physics
Astronomer Royal Martin Rees on the size of the physical universe, reconciling the physics of the very small with the physics of the very large, and more.
Big Questions Online
Multiverse – Where Do We Go from Here?
What is the latest on the theory of the multiverse? A new interview series asks world-famous physicists.
Closer To Truth
Pondering the Imponderables: The Biggest Questions of Cosmology
Physicists and cosmologists are closing in on how the universe operates at its very core. But even with powerful telescopes and particle accelerators pushed nearly to their limits, experimenters struggle to keep up as theoreticians march forward, leaving grand theories untested.
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A Cold War Among Cosmologists Turns Hot
Two camps of theorists are bickering in public — with one saying the others’ ideas don’t even qualify as science.
Evil Triumphs in These Multiverses, and God Is Powerless
How scientific cosmology puts a new twist on the problem of evil.
In the Beginning
Cosmology has been on a long, hot streak, racking up one imaginative and scientific triumph after another. Is it over?
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