News

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.”

April 18, 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!

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