For The First Time, Physicists Have Observed A Giant Magnetic ‘Bridge’ Between Galaxies

By: Fiona Macdonald/Science Alert For the first time, scientists have detected evidence of a magnetic field that’s associated with the vast intergalactic ‘bridge’ that links our two nearest galactic neighbors. Known as the Magellanic Bridge, the bridge is a huge stream of neutral gas that stretches some 75,000 light-years between our two neighboring galaxies, the Large…

Stephen Hawking And 32 Top Physicists Just Signed A Heated Letter On The Universe’s Origin

By: Fiona Macdonald/Science Alert For centuries, people have puzzled over how our Universe began. But the heat just got turned way up on a debate that’s quietly been raging between cosmologists, with 33 of the world’s most famous physicists publishing a letter angrily defending one of the leading hypotheses we have for the origin of the Universe. The letter…

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