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The science of expansion: Andromeda, gravity, and the ‘Big Rip’ | Michelle Thaller

One of the questions I get asked most commonly as an astronomer is if almost all the galaxies in the universe are flying away from us in space, why is the Andromeda Galaxy getting closer to us? Does that somehow mean that the Big Bang works differently in different parts of the universe? And the […]

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The Einstein myth: Why the cult of personality is bad for science | Michelle Thaller

So Jonathan you ask a question that actually gets to the heart of a lot of my ideas about science and culture. And you ask about the celebrity culture. We hear about these famous scientists, it goes Albert Einstein or Stephen Hawking or Neil deGrasse Tyson; we know of these wonderful kind of larger than […]

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Did Scientists Locate An Alien Spacecraft Crashing Towards Earth?

For centuries humanity has looked up at the stars and wondered if we’re alone in the universe. We’ve dedicated much time and money trying to determine if anyone else is out there, and recently there’s been a lot of excitement in the scientific community over a newly detected object hurtling towards our solar system. For […]

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