Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.

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A theoretical physicist's take on one of life's most ethereal questions

The mystery of time

The mystery of time is not yet understood in physics, cosmology, and the neurosciences. According to Carlo Rovelli, time is definitely not “necessary.” The theoretical physicist actually claims that, in the basic equations that he uses in his work, there is no “time” at all.

The man who has dedicated his life to time traveling

How to bend time

Time travel is more than a fantasy for Ronald Mallett, it's a mathematical model that proves that bending time is possible.

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What is Asteroid Mining?

As the increasing demand for on-earth natural resources is set to reach the dead end of their finiteness, what seemed to be a harebrained idea meant for science fiction might end up being crucial to our future as a species.

Are We Alone?

This is Ground Control to Major Tom

A small step for mannequin, one giant leap for mankind – and for music too.