Stephen Hawking: Does Theory About Black Holes Hold Water?

Stephen Hawking set the scientific world aflame last month when he announced that he could have possible solved the mystery of what happens to matter when it gets sucked into a black hole. Stephen Hawking proposed that all may not…

Snoop Dogg Arrested in Sweden, Posts NSFW Vids to Instagram [Video]

Snoop Dogg had some trouble with the police in Sweden. The rapper was pulled over at a traffic stop, and when cops suspected he might be high, they hustled him in for a urine sample test. The traffic stopped took…

Black Hole Theory to Supplant Big Bang?

While the big bang theory seems simple enough – the universe exploded forth from a single point due to ever-increasing temperatures and extreme pressure and has been expanding ever since – it is anything but. Since the 1920s, the big…

Android Game Developers Now Have A Few New Tools To Work With

Over the last few years, Android has proven to be quite the versatile gaming platform. Not only are people playing games on smartphone and tablets, but Android games can also be found on TVs thanks to micro-consoles like the Ouya…

Stephen Hawking Upset with “God Particle” Discovery

At 71 years old, Stephen Hawking is the oldest survivor of ALS, a motor neuron disease. Despite being diagnosed with ALS at age 21, Hawking has defied the odds to continue living and become an extremely productive member of the…

Higgs Boson Team Wins Nobel Prize for Physics

LiveScience and Reuters both report that Peter Higgs of Britain and Francois Englert of Belgium have been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize for physics yesterday. Their prediction of the Higgs boson’s existence helps to explain how the stars and planets…

Erwin Schrödinger And His Cat Honored With Worldwide Google Doodle

Google is paying tribute to Erwin Schrödinger with its homepage doodle today, as it honors the Austrian quantum physicist on what would have been his 126th birthday. The Nobel Prize winner was born on this day in in 1887 in…

University Of Chicago Explores Physics With 3D Printing

Chicago has caught the 3D printing bug. The city’s public library just recently opened a maker space for citizens to experiment and create, and now its university is exploring what’s possible in physics with the technology. The Stratasys blog reports…

Morgan Freeman Talks Theoretical Physics on the Daily Show

Morgan Freeman stopped by The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Thursday night, and luckily he stayed alert and attentive. Though there to promote his new film, Now You See Me, the conversation turned to theoretical physics. That’s not of bad…

Heinrich Rohrer Dies; Physicist Was 79

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Heinrich Rohrer has died at the age of 79. According to a New York Times obituary, Rohrer died last Thursday night or Friday morning in Wollerau, Switzerland. His family has stated that he died of natural causes.…