Dreams and Dreaming

Scientists Get Closer to Understanding Why (And When) We Dream

April 22, 2017 Science Leave a comment

Like everyone else, I’ve had all sorts of dreams. Most are about ordinary, everyday things – sometimes I’m back at school, or hanging out with people I’ve never met, or getting hundred-thousand-dollar book deals. Other times, I’ll be hiding behind a tree watching people get vaporized by space aliens. I guess ...

Image: S. Epps & M. Hudson / University of Waterloo

Scientists Capture “First Image” of Dark Matter Connecting Galaxies

April 13, 2017 Space

Dark matter makes up about 25% of the universe, and yet we can’t see it. It doesn’t reflect or absorb light, and therefore has avoided visual observation ever since it was first hypothesized way back in the early 1900s. Researchers at the University of Waterloo, however, may have just changed ...