Cosmology

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.

2 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.

2 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…

2 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…

2 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…

3 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…

3 months ago

Searching for the End of the Universe’s “Dark Age”

According to the most widely accepted cosmological theories, the first stars in the Universe formed a few hundred million years…

3 months ago

Evidence is Building that the Standard Model of the Expansion of the Universe Needs some new Ideas

Astronomers have measured the Hubble constant using astrophysical masers, and the result makes our understanding of cosmic expansion even worse.

3 months ago

A New Telescope is Ready to Start Searching for Answers to Explain Dark Energy

Back in 2015, construction began on a new telescope called the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI). Later this year, it…

4 months ago

A New Test Confirms Dark Energy and the Expansion of the Universe

Our measurements of dark energy give contradictory results. A new study confirms dark energy, but suggests it is more strange…

4 months ago