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After death, Stephen Hawking cuts 'multiverse' theory down to size

The new hypothesis states that while composed of numerous universes, the cosmos is 'clearly finite'

The new hypothesis states that while composed of numerous universes, the cosmos is ...

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After death, Stephen Hawking cuts 'multiverse' theory down to size

The remains of the legendary physicist and icon will be laid at Westminster Abbey during ...

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Hawking's remains to be buried at abbey near Newton, Darwin

Inside the shell of his increasingly useless body was a razor-sharp mind, fascinated by ...

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Stephen Hawking: A brief history of genius

(UPDATED) He died peacefully at his home in the British university city of Cambridge in ...

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British scientist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

The new method 'brings us closer to our ultimate goal of producing hydrogen from water,' ...

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Cracking discovery: Japan scientist uses egg white for clean energy

The discovery is an excellent opportunity to take a small tour through the wonderful ...

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A newly discovered prime number makes its debut

Hillary Andales, a student of Philippine Science High School-Eastern Visayas Campus, wins ...

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18-year-old Filipino wins int'l science video contest

(UPDATED) US astrophysicists Barry Barish, Kip Thorne and Rainer Weiss win the 2017 Nobel ...

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U.S. trio wins physics Nobel for detection of waves from black hole collisions

(UPDATED) The September 3 blast had a strength of 50 kilotons, defense ministry officials ...

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North Korea could be preparing new missile launch – Seoul

The huge laser is 'like a camera and a microscope that will make it possible to see more ...

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Monster X-ray laser offers glimpse into nano-world