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Watch a Simulation of a Galaxy, From the Big Bang Until the Present Day

The large-scale and highly-detailed TNG50 simulation has allowed scientists to shed new light on the evolution of the cosmos and…

5 days ago

New Research Suggests that the Universe is a Sphere and Not Flat After All

The universe is a seemingly endless sea filled with stars, galaxies, and nebulae. In it, we see patterns and constellations…

1 week ago

What Was The First Color In The Universe?

The universe bathes in a sea of light, from the blue-white flickering of young stars to the deep red glow…

4 weeks ago

Gravitational Wave Detectors Might be Able to Detect Dark Matter Particles Colliding With Their Mirrors

According to a new study by a team of Japanese researchers, gravitational wave detectors could be used to confirm the…

2 months ago

Astronomers Uncover Dozens of Previously Unknown Ancient and Massive Galaxies

An international team of astronomers led by the University of Tokyo used ALMA to view 39 previously-undiscovered ancient galaxies.

3 months ago

Maybe Dark Matter is Warm, Not Cold

A new study by an international team of scientists considers the possibility that dark matter might be "warm" instead of…

3 months ago

Meet Our Neighbour, The Local Void. Gaze Into It, Puny Humans.

Our planet is part of the larger structure of the Solar System, shaped and made stable by the force of…

4 months ago

New observations from the Planck mission don’t resolve anomalies like the CMB “cold spot”

A new analysis of Planck mission data has provided no new insights into the anomalies it detected, leaving the door…

5 months ago

Is Dark Matter Made of Axions? Black Holes May Reveal the Answer

What is dark matter made of? It's one of the most perplexing questions of modern astronomy. We know that dark…

6 months ago

Meet WFIRST, The Space Telescope with the Power of 100 Hubbles

WFIRST ain't your grandma's space telescope. Despite having the same size mirror as the surprisingly reliable Hubble Space Telescope, clocking…

9 months ago