Mathematics is such a fundamental part of our reality that it is difficult to imagine the universe existing without it.
A radical new theory aims to solve many of the universe's biggest mysteries, including dark matter.
The search for alien life in the universe is ramping up thanks to new, more powerful computers and techniques.
Some physicists believe that the beginning and the end of the universe might in fact be the same thing.
Storing a simulation of the universe is likely to require more memory than the average video game.
Scientists have speculated over the possibility that our entire universe may have been created in a laboratory.
Gravitational waves are helping scientists to unravel the mystery of what happened when the universe began.
Exactly what happens when a black hole collides with one of the most dense stars in the known universe ?
Recent experiments involving muons have blown open a hole in our current understanding of the universe.
Astronomers have identified a nearby extrasolar world that is not only terrestrial in nature, but also ancient.
Astronomers have identified a galaxy that is not only the oldest in the known universe, but also the farthest away.
A new Oxford University paper has cast doubt on the idea that the universe is teeming with intelligent alien life.
A new study has noted the striking structural similarities between the universe and the brain inside our heads.
Sir Roger Penrose maintains that evidence of our universe's predecessor can still be seen in black holes.
A 12 billion-year-old galaxy in the distant universe looks uncannily like a miniature version of the Milky Way.
The Big Bang may have brought the universe into existence, but will a similar event bring about its demise?
If the universe is teeming with intelligent alien civilizations, then why have we yet to discover any?
New light has been shone on the whereabouts of a large percentage of the universe's missing baryonic matter.
A science experiment in Antarctica may have discovered particles from a universe where time runs backwards.
A new hypothesis has put forward the notion that our universe may be self-simulating itself into existence.