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Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper 2 weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel universe

A paper submitted for publication just two weeks ago could prove the "multiverse" theory that Hawking loved.
Stephen Hawking in April 2016.

15 of the most remarkable and memorable things Stephen Hawking ever said

Stephen Hawking, who unraveled the mysteries of black holes and inspired billions of people, left behind some remarkable insights before he died on March 14.

Stephen Hawking had a ‘sense of humor as vast as the universe’: unique tributes flood in for physics pioneer

Celebrities, public figures, and scientists have offered up unique tributes to Stephen Hawking.
Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Putin has touted an ‘invincible’ nuclear weapon that really exists — here’s how it works and why it deeply worries experts

Russian president Vladimir Putin showed a video of its RS-28 or "Satan 2" intercontinental ballistic missile during a speech. Here's how it might work.
The third-place winner in the "Innovation" category depicts exceptionally strong aluminum structures created with a technique called selective laser melting.

A remarkable picture of a single glowing atom just won a photography prize — here are the most eye-catching images from the competition

A photo of a single strontium atom trapped by electric fields won this year's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council science photography contest.
Freeman Dyson.

Legendary physicist Freeman Dyson talks about math, nuclear rockets, and astounding things about the universe

Freeman Dyson talks to Business Insider about math, the Orion Project, why he doesn't like the Ph.D. system, and what's astounding about the universe.

Why physicists are fascinated by Vincent van Gogh’s episodes of ‘psychotic agitation’

Here's why Vincent van Gogh specifically is interesting to many physicists.

A high-school student won $250,000 for explaining relativity using a pick-up truck and Usain Bolt

Hillary Diane Andales of the Philippines won the 2017 Breakthrough Junior Challenge for her video explaining the theory of relativity.