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Michio Kaku
Feature: Big Bang Theory
String theory inventor Michio Kaku talks to Australasian Science about the recent discovery of gravitational waves, the search for parallel universes and a unified theory of everything.
Expert Opinion: Scientists Detect Echoes of the Big Bang
Astronomers have found evidence that the Universe underwent a period of rapid inflation in the very first moments of its existence. If confirmed, the tell-tale signature of gravitational waves in the afterglow of the Big Bang will open a new chapter in astronomy, cosmology and physics.
Expert Opinion: First Stars May Have Revealed the Dark Matter Particle
CSIRO’s Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory has detected a faint silhouette of the first stars after the Big Bang. Its extreme coldness indicates the existence of the dark matter particle.
Out of this World: The First 100,000 Years of the Universe
Astronomers view the first 100,000 years of the universe, and NASA outlines the scientific goals for a future landed spacecraft mission to Europa.
Out of this World: Australians Discover the Oldest Star
Astronomers have discovered the oldest known star in the universe, and ice and water vapour have been detected on Ceres.
Simon Says: Infinity Equals Nothing
The work of Australia’s new Nobel Laureate challenges the semantics of the absolute.
Online Feature: First hints of gravitational waves in the Big Bang's afterglow
Scientists in the US have announced what they believe is the indirect detection of gravitational waves in the afterglow of the Big Bang.