The nature of consciousness and whether or not it pervades the entire universe has long remained a topic of debate.
Physicist Rajendra Gupta takes a look at why the universe might actually be 26.7, rather than 13.8 billion years old.
Jupiter is pretty big, but there are other, much larger planets to be found lurking in the depths of the cosmos.
The Harvard astronomer believes that sufficiently advanced extraterrestrials could achieve almost anything.
An astronomical object resembling the curious symbol has appeared in the background of an image of the Vela Constellation.
Theoretical particle physicist Anne-Katherine Burns takes a look at the latest research and what it could all mean.
The world-famous physicist Albert Einstein wrote a letter to a religious studies tutor back in April 1950.
Scientists have long believed that the universe is expanding, but what if it isn't ?
It might sound unthinkable, but is our universe simply the interior of a black hole that is situated within another universe ?
One University of Louisville computer scientist has been exploring possible ways to escape to the 'real world'.
Astrophysicist Martin Rees takes a renewed look at the question of whether or not we live in a universe of universes.
The head of space exploration at the UK Space Agency remains adamant that we are not alone in the universe.
The quantum world is thought to break some of our most fundamental intuitions about how the universe works.
Dark energy could be the key to understanding a cyclical universe that contracts and expands over and over again.
Black holes may be the long-sought source of the mysterious dark energy that makes up most of the universe.
Is the world around us a computer simulation ? Physicist Melvin M. Vopson investigates how it might be possible to tell.
The mystery of an unknown god referenced in inscriptions from the ancient city of Palmyra has finally been solved.
It's supposed to be the most common form of matter in the universe, but nobody has ever actually seen it.
Data from the Hubble Space Telescope has highlighted a discrepancy with regard to the expansion of the cosmos.
Mathematics is such a fundamental part of our reality that it is difficult to imagine the universe existing without it.