Cosmology

New Horizons Saw the Universe With Even Less Light Pollution than Hubble’s View

A new study based on New Horizons data has conducted the most accurate measurements of the Universe's background light to…

2 weeks ago

The Average Temperature of the Universe has Been Getting Hotter and Hotter

A recent study by an international team of scientists shows that the Universe is getting hotter (not cooler) with time!

2 weeks ago

An Extreme Simulation of the Universe’s First Stars

An international team of astronomers has conducted an extreme simulation that modeled what the formation of the first stars looked…

3 weeks ago

Matter makes up exactly 31.5±1.3% of the Universe

Weighing the universe is a tricky task, but a team of astronomers have used a clever technique to measure how…

2 months ago

The Universe is the Same, Everywhere We Look. Even More than Cosmologists Predicted

The Universe is about 10% smoother than we expect, and astronomers aren't entirely sure why.

4 months ago

How Loop Quantum Gravity Could Match Anomalies in the CMB with Large Structures in the Modern Universe

A strange celestial tension could be caused by a cosmic tango between events at very small and very large scales.

4 months ago

According to Globular Clusters, the Universe is 13.35 Billion Years Old

A new study by an international team of astronomers and cosmologists has used globular clusters to come up with new…

4 months ago

Take a Flight Through the Most Detailed 3D Map of the Universe Ever Made

Once I accidentally took a photo of one of the most important stars in the Universe... Andromeda Galaxy imaged at…

4 months ago

Astronomers Have Mapped Out an Enormous Structure in the Universe Called the South Pole Wall

Galaxies aren't spread evenly throughout space. They exist in groups, clusters, and superclusters. Our own Milky Way galaxy exists in…

5 months ago

A Giant Galaxy Seen Lighting Up the Universe Shortly After the Big Bang

The discovery of a bright galaxy that existed 13 billion years ago is shedding light on a period known own…

5 months ago