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Hawking and the End of Physics

Is physics ending? Serious people say so, not always seriously. Are they right and should we care? In 1996 American science writer John Horgan wrote a book, The End of Science. His thesis was that all the big stuff has been done already, that what he calls ‘the primordial human quest to understand the universe […]

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The Problem of Dark Energy

The total matter that behaves like mass amounts to only 27% of what measurements tell physicists must be there. So 73% of all the matter in the universe cannot be found. That it’s missing is a problem. It’s as big as problems get. It’s called Dark Energy, a term for what physicists know they do […]