Dark Energy

“Early Dark Energy” Could Explain the Crisis in Cosmology

A new study considers how the presence of Early Dark Energy could help resolve one of the biggest cosmological mysteries…

2 months ago

Einstein's Predictions for Gravity Have Been Tested at the Largest Possible Scale

A new study by an international team indicates that either Einstein was wrong, or something else has been driving cosmic…

2 months ago

The Dark Energy Camera has Captured a Million Images, an Eighth of the Entire sky. Here are Some of its Best Pictures so far

The Dark Energy Survey recently released 15 images that showcase the types of objects it viewed during the six-year campaign.

4 months ago

On its Hunt for Dark Energy, a Telescope Stopped to Look at the Lobster Nebula

It takes a wide view to study dark energy, which also gives us a great look at some nebulae.

5 months ago

A New Study Confirms That Gravity has Remained Constant for the Entire age of the Universe

New results from the Dark Energy Survey (DES) have shown that the force of gravity has not changed in the…

5 months ago

Neutron Stars Could be the Best way to Measure Dark Energy

Neutron star collisions might be able to prove that dark energy is just an illusion.

11 months ago

Finally, an Explanation for the Cold Spot in the Cosmic Microwave Background

A new study by the Dark Energy Survey (DES) has confirmed the existence of a Supervoid, which could explain how…

1 year ago

A Particle Physics Experiment Might Have Directly Observed Dark Energy

In a new study, a team of researchers proposed that Dark Matter detectors could also search for the elusive force…

1 year ago

Astronomers saw the Same Supernova Three Times Thanks to Gravitational Lensing. And in Twenty Years They Think They’ll see it one More Time

It is hard for humans to wrap their heads around the fact that there are galaxies so far away that…

2 years ago

Dark Energy Survey is out. 29 Papers Covering 226 Million Galaxies Across 7 Billion Light-Years of Space

Cosmology is now stranger to large scale surveys.  The discipline prides itself on data collection, and when the data it…

2 years ago