Something is wrong with Einstein’s theory of gravity

Everything in the universe has gravity – and feels it too. Yet this most common of all fundamental forces is also the one that presents the biggest challenges to physicists. Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity has been remarkably successful in describing the gravity of stars and planets, but it doesn’t seem to apply perfectly … Read more

NASA’s solar forecast is turning out to be wrong. This team’s model is still on track.

Solar cycle 25 kicked off last year. Forecasters thought it would be a mild one, but it’s turning out to be quite the opposite. From its onset, this solar cycle has been steadily outpacing predictions, producing more sunspots and spinning way more solar wind, flares and eruptions than the world’s leading experts predicted. But while … Read more

modern science is showing how we got so much wrong

The color wheels and key indicate where members of each order are found geographically. The molecular tree has these colors grouped together better than the morphological tree, indicating closer agreement of the molecules to biogeography. Credit: Oyston et al. (2022) Author provided If you look different to your close relatives, you may have felt separate … Read more