Scientists Are Going to Create the Coldest Spot in the Known Universe

The universe is freezing. In spots like the Boomerang Nebula the temperature drops all the way down to one degree Kelvin. But if NASA scientists have their way, the known universe will have a new coldest place, and it's going to be inside the International Space Station. » 2/03/14 10:40am 2/03/14 10:40am

Why Scientists Think Our Timeline Could Be Splitting

It's simultaneously comforting and terrifying to imagine that everything that ever could happen does happen. You didn't make that horribly tasteless joke that got you fired and somehow the new Daft Punk single sucks! This isn't just a thought experiment; it's a very real possibility teased by every quantum physics… » 4/18/13 11:14am 4/18/13 11:14am