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Brian Koberlein
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The Universe is amazing, let me tell you.
The Universe is amazing, let me tell you.

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Speaker for the Dead

How long do you think human civilization will last?
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Relative Light

Einstein's theory of relativity predicted that the Sun is losing mass over time. We've now been able to confirm this.
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Hide and Seek

Thanks to gravity astronomers can observe a star that was too dim to be seen.
The Invisible Star
The Invisible Star
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Breadcrumbs

How an obscure reference to a 1986 experiment leads to an excellent example of science vs pseudoscience.
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Name It and Claim It

Why do galaxies have awkward names? It all has to do with astronomical catalogs.
What's in a Name?
What's in a Name?
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Out of the Dark

A galaxy with almost no dark matter challenges our understanding of the universe.


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Out of the Dark
Out of the Dark
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Clockwork Universe

Galaxies rotate like clockwork, regardless of their size.
The Wheel of Time
The Wheel of Time
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Beginnings and Endings

Stephen Hawking was born on 8 January 1942. He died on 14 March 2018. In between he tried to understand the universe.
Beginnings and Endings
Beginnings and Endings
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Ch Ch Ch Changes

The blog has moved to a new server, and that means there's some other changes as well.
Changes in the Wind
Changes in the Wind
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Today on the forum: alternative science. Every now and then we'll get comments supporting some manner of alternative science or pseudoscience. Should we have a place for these ideas on the forum?
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