Dark Energy

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 years 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…

2 years ago

Over a Hundred New Large Objects Found in the Kuiper Belt

Hey Pluto, Sedna, Haumea, Makemake Et al.: You’ve got company! While searching for distant galaxies and supernovae, the Dark Energy…

3 years ago

New Research Casts A Shadow On The Existence Of Dark Energy

The universe is expanding. When we look in all directions, we see distant galaxies speeding away from us, their light…

3 years ago

New Telescope Instrument Will Watch the Sky with 5,000 Eyes

Dark Energy is the mysterious force driving the expansion of the Universe. We don't know what dark energy is, even…

3 years ago

Subaru Telescope Sees 1800 Supernovae

Japanese astronomers have captured images of an astonishing 1800 supernovae. 58 of these supernovae are the scientifically-important Type 1a supernovae…

3 years 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…

4 years ago

Uh oh, a Recent Study Suggests that Dark Energy’s Strength is Increasing

Staring into the Darkness The expansion of our universe is accelerating. Every single day, the distances between galaxies grows ever…

4 years ago

Gravitational waves were only recently observed, and now astronomers are already thinking of ways to use them: like accurately measuring the expansion rate of the Universe

Neutron stars scream in waves of spacetime when they die, and astronomers have outlined a plan to use their gravitational …

4 years ago

If There is a Multiverse, Can There be Life There Too?

In a series of new studies, an international team of researchers found that if we live in a multiverse, it…

5 years ago