Mathematical model links space-time theories

Researchers at the University of Southampton have taken a significant step in a project to unravel the secrets of the structure of our Universe.

White dwarfs observed warping space-time

Scientists have directly detected gravitational waves at optical wavelengths, in the light from a pair of eclipsing white dwarf stars.

Scientists show how to scrunch up space-time

Mathematicians say they've discovered a new way to crinkle up the fabric of space-time - at least in theory.

The future of Terra Nova

The pilot episode of the long-awaited Terra Nova debuted on Fox this past Monday night. The show is set in 2149, on a dying Earth threatened with extinction due to heavily polluted air and extreme overpopulation.