Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar was without a doubt one of the best movies of 2014. It is also one of the best science fiction movies in…

Einstein's theory of relativity revolutionized our view of the universe, positing a space-time continuum undergirding all reality. Equally impactful has been quantum mechanics, which describe…

This talk was originally given to an audience of school students aged 16-17 as part of a mathematics enrichment event at the University of Cambridge.…

"Einstein's General Relativity, from 1905 to 2005: Warped Spacetime, Black Holes, Gravitational Waves, and the Accelerating Universe," was presented as part of the Einstein Centennial…

UCSB’s Joseph Polchinski speaks about the search for a unified theory of the laws of physics, and the difficulty of reconciling two of the main…

General Relativity! Spacetime! And... Curved Lines? On this week's episode of Spacetime, Gabe talks about what it actually means for a line to be straight…

2015 marks the 100th anniversary of Einstein's completion of his General Theory of Relativity, the comprehensive theory of space, time, and gravity. To celebrate this,…

Is time travel possible? Science fiction has monopolized this question for so long, we thought it was time to investigate what real science has to…

Physicist Michio Kaku appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Speaker Biography: Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, an…