News

May 30, 2018

On June 1st and 2nd, Sara Walker will be participating in two exciting events for the World Science Festival! You can find her at 'World Science U' and 'Who is out there: Why alien life may be weirder than we imagine'. Visit the link below to find out more information!

May 7, 2018

Paul Davies will be featured in the Nova Wonders episode - Are We Alone? airing on May 9th at 9pm ET/8C on PBS. Check out the link below to learn more about the upcoming episode. Be sure to tune in on May 9th! 

March 12, 2018

The president of the International Society for Science and Religion (www.issr.org.uk) - Rev. Prof.

March 1, 2018
On February 27th, Paul Davies was featured on Tech Tonic, a weekly podcast that looks at the way technology is changing our economies, societies and daily lives.
February 28, 2018

On February 16th, Paul Davies presented along with Lindy Elkins-Tanton and Michael Varnum at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Click the link below to view the recorded livestream.

February 28, 2018

Our very own Sara Walker was featured on Ask an Astrobiologist, an interactive talk show where a guest will answer questions from Dr. Sanjoy Som, as well as questions submitted via Twitter, Facebook, and SAGANet chat.

Click the link below to watch the recorded livestream!

February 19, 2018

In the 19th century mathematicians learned how to manipulate infinity as a number in a consistent way. But those rules spring many surprises.

 

Read Paul Davies' Abacus Column at the link below.

October 17, 2017

On October 17th, The College of Health Solutions hosted a wonderful event with our adjunct faculty, Pauline Davies. 

Click the link below to learn more.

August 3, 2017

A huge congratulations to Sara Walker for winning fourth prize in FQXi's "Wandering Towards a Goal" essay contest.

August 3, 2017

Check out Paul Davies' article entitled, "Cosmologist Paul Davies proposes theory that building blocks of life may not be chemicals but information" that FairFax Media has published!

August 3, 2017

The physics community was elated by the recent announcement that Gravity Waves have been detected – at last, after decades of searching, and fully 100 years after Einstein’s prediction in his famous Theory of General Relativity.

August 3, 2017

The Russian internet entrepreneur Yuri Milner has announced he will spend at least $100 million over the next decade to search for signals from civilizations beyond Earth.

How will this change the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) which has been underway for the last 55 years? Will SETI, just gear up, or will there be a chance in strategy?

August 3, 2017

Paul Davies article on "The Search for Aliens is a Huge Shot in the dark" on TIME.com

July 19, 2017


Theoretical physicist Paul Davies responds to Emily St. John Mandel’s short story “Mr. Thursday" in this thrilling essay on Slate’s Future Tense channel.

July 18, 2017

Check out Sara Walker's perspective published in Science titled, "Beyond Prebiotic Chemistry". 

July 17, 2017

ASU engineer looks to ants, nature for inspiration of innovation, sustainability.

When it comes to engineering a solution to a problem, Ted Pavlic looks to a specific source for inspiration ­— nature.

July 16, 2017


From post-doc to professor, Paul Davies has followed the search for gravitational waves – he even wrote the book on it. He describes his excitement when elusive ripples in space-time were finally found and looks ahead to a new age of exploration.

July 15, 2017

For too long, scientists focused on what we can see. Now they are at last starting to decode life’s software.

July 14, 2017

Paul Davies and Stephen Hawking tell One Direction fans to pay close attention to theoretical physics. He says it may prove there is an alternative universe in which Zayn Malik is still in the band. The physicist and cosmologist appeared in holographic form at the Sydney Opera House on Saturday, streamed in from Cambridge University.

July 13, 2017

Forbes online has posted an article featuring by our very own Sara Walker. “Most chemical systems don’t have a ['software’] program associated with them,” said Walker. “I’m trying to understand how these programs emerged spontaneously in nature and how do they actually end up operating a system.”

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