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Could stars in alternate universes with different physical constants still host potentially habitable planets?

Why Alternate Universes Might Also Host Life Around their Stars

The rate of the sun's spin depends on how close to the star's equator the measurement happens, with the midline rotating faster than regions to the north and south.

Distant Whirling-Dervish Stars Spin in Super-Weird Patterns

In superposition, photons can be both horizontally and vertically polarized — as illustrated by the famous Schrödinger's cat paradox, in which a cat in the quantum world could be both dead and alive.

For Tiny Light Particles, ‘Before’ and ‘After’ Mean Nothing

An artist's impression of the seven planets of the TRAPPIST-1 system. Most are rich in volatile materials such as water.

TRAPPIST-1 Worlds Are Rocky and Rich in Water, New Research Uncovers

Dwarf galaxies, such as the one captured here by the Hubble Telescope, are actually one of the most common types of galaxy in the universe.

Interstellar Travel Requires a Long-Term Approach (and Humans Are Too Impatient)

Gamers around the world helped physicists crowdsource a reality check.

Biggest Test Yet Shows Einstein Was Wrong About ‘Spooky Action at a Distance’.

The Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies.

The Andromeda Galaxy Is Not Bigger Than the Milky Way After All.