We’re all familiar with the concept of parallel realities: universes much like our own, but impossibly out of reach when it comes to communicating with them—or at least so it would seem. A series of experiments has been scheduled to be run this summer to see if a mere handfulread more

The University of Cambridge has announced that famed and accomplished theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking died. Hawking passed peacefully at his home, also in Cambridge, on March 14, at the age of 76.

There’s a growing body of evidence that suggests that the structure of our universe is not as cold and mechanistic as science once thought it was: Many scientists have begun to question whether this reality is an artificial product, with its physical laws directed by some underlying intelligence, an intelligence that possibly even has an artificial nature itself. Recently, a scientist with Columbia University has gone a step further, and is postulating that previous extraterrestrial civilizations may have integrated themselves into the very structure of the universe — making reality itself intelligent in the process.