All Dr. Kaku's Universe Articles

Cutting-edge physics in all its remarkable strangeness

  • Dark Energy: The Energy of Nothing

    What do you get when you add the total matter of the universe to the total energy of the universe? Zero. "So it takes no energy to create a universe," Dr. Kaku points out. "A universe is a free lunch."

  • Math is the Mind of God

    Dr. Kaku says we might imagine God as we know him to be a mathematician: "The mind of God we believe is cosmic music, the music of strings resonating through 11 dimensional hyperspace. That is the mind of God." 

  • Physics on the Fringe: Dr. Kaku Answers Questions from Science Channel Viewers

    The Science Channel will re-run all five seasons of the sci-fi cult drama Fringe beginning tonight at 8pm. The two-hour pilot will air along with the first episode, followed by daylong marathons on Nov. 23 and...

  • Global Warming and Hurricane Sandy?

    Hurricane Sandy's the hurricane from hell. It broke all records. It was the storm of the century. It is the hurricane we will tell our grandkids about. But can it happen again? This depends on the science behind...

  • What's the Fate of the Universe? It's in the Dark Matter

    Every week, Dr. Michio Kaku will be answering reader questions about physics and futuristic science. If you have a question for Dr. Kaku, just post it in the comments section below and check back on Wednesdays to...

  • Can Nanotechnology Create Utopia?

    Every week, Dr. Michio Kaku will be answering reader questions about physics and futuristic science. If you have a question for Dr. Kaku, just post it in the comments section below and check back on Wednesdays to...

  • The von Neumann Probe: A Nano Ship to the Stars

    Every week, Dr. Michio Kaku will be answering reader questions about physics and futuristic science. If you have a question for Dr. Kaku, just post it in the comments section below and check back on Wednesdays to...

  • Nobel Prize Awarded to Two Quantum Physicists

    Congratulations to Drs. S. Haroche and D. Wineland for winning the Nobel Prize in Physics. (It may be too early for Peter Higgs to win the Nobel Prize for the Higgs boson. Maybe next year). These two physicists...

  • Can We Have Brain-to-Brain Communication?

    Brain-to-brain communication would involve not just the exchange of information, but also the transmission of emotions and feelings, "because these are also part of the fabric of our thoughts."

  • Can We Resurrect the Dinosaurs? Neanderthal Man?

    Every week, Dr. Michio Kaku will be answering reader questions about physics and futuristic science. If you have a question for Dr. Kaku, just post it in the comments section below and check back on Wednesdays to...

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