Cosmology

Nancy Grace Roman Telescope Will do its Own, Wide-Angle Version of the Hubble Deep Field

Remember the Hubble Space Telescope's Deep Field and Ultra-Deep Field images? Those images showed everyone that what appears to be…

1 week ago

A new Simulation of the Universe Contains 60 Trillion Particles, the Most Ever

Using new simulation suite, a team of scientists were able to conduct the largest set of cosmological simulations ever!

2 months ago

Understanding the Early Universe Depends on Estimating the Lifespan of Neutrons

A study of how neutrons decay could give us a better understanding of the big bang.

2 months ago

Is the Universe Fine-Tuned for Life?

In their book, two Australian astrophysicists question the idea that our Universe "fine-tuned" for life, with some interesting conclusions.

3 months ago

Primordial Gravitational Waves Continue to Elude Astronomers

New observations put further constraints on primordial gravitational waves, but still haven't found them yet.

3 months ago

There are 6×10^80 Bits of Information in the Observable Universe

A new study based on Information Theory has produced the first estimate on just how much data is encoded in…

3 months ago

Cosmic Dawn Holds the Answers to Many of Astronomy’s Greatest Questions

A new study takes a look at what astronomers will be able to see when the Cosmic Dawn becomes observable…

4 months ago

This is How a Supermassive Black Hole Feeds

A new simulation has provided new insight into how supermassive black holes grow by feeding off of cosmic gas captured…

5 months ago

Is the Universe a Fractal?

We find examples of fractals everywhere in nature. Tree branches, snowflakes, river deltas, cloud formations, and more. So it's natural…

6 months ago

The Largest Rotating Objects in the Universe: Galactic Filaments Hundreds of Millions of Light-Years Long

We've known for a while about the large-scale structure of the Universe. Galaxies reside in filaments hundreds of millions of…

7 months ago