The *Classification Theorem of the Finite Simple Groups* is a mathematical proof that runs to 15,000 pages. I applaud the people who got it down on paper.
The latest news from SETI is that there are 36 intelligent civilisations in the galaxy. Possibly. It’s all a bit limited by the sample size we’re using.
A Quanta Magazine article about a new measurement of the size of the proton. Previously they thought protons might shrink in the presence of a muon, but it turned out their original measurements of the standard proton were wrong.
More than 100 years after Einstein proposed it, his General Theory of Relativity is still being tested. In this case, Einstein's 'Equivalence Principle' is put to the test.
A look at the Drake Equation, which is used to estimate the number of intelligent alien planets currently residing in the Milky Way galaxy. I plug my own numbers into it to see what comes out.