Astronomy Sci-Tech

Black holes that erase your past, create multiple futures

Berkeley, California: In the real world, your past uniquely determines your future. If a physicist knows how the universe starts out, she can calculate its future for all time and all space. However, a UC Berkeley mathematician has found some types of black holes in which this law breaks down. If someone were to venture […]

Health Sci-Tech

Hippocampus influences future thinking

Boston: Over the past decade, researchers have learned that the hippocampus — historically known for its role in forming memories — is involved in much more than just remembering the past; it plays an important role in imagining events in the future. Yet, scientists still do not know precisely how the hippocampus contributes to episodic imagining […]