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The Universe Began With a Big Melt, Not a Big Bang

The cosmological constant and the creation of the universe.

A Letter to Einstein from the Future

Two Princeton physicists catch Albert up.

Will We Ever Know What Dark Matter Is?

The search for the elusive material is reaching the end of its tether.

What Is Space?

It’s not what you think.

The Crisis of the Multiverse

In an infinite multiverse, physics loses its ability to make predictions.

The Inflated Debate Over Cosmic Inflation

Why the majority of physicists are on one side of a recent exchange of letters.

The Physicist Who Denies Dark Matter

Maybe Newtonian physics doesn’t need dark matter to work.

Does Dark Matter Harbor Life?

An invisible civilization could be living right under your nose.

The Multiverse As Muse

The uncertainty of quantum mechanics provided a perfect literary model for Modernist ideas.