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Hearing the Early Universe’s Scream: Sloan Survey Announces New Findings

Imagine a single mission that would allow you to explore the Milky Way and beyond, investigating cosmic chemistry, hunting planets, mapping galactic…

5 years ago

New Cosmological Theory Goes Inflation-Free

The Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) radiation is one of the greatest discoveries of modern cosmology. Astrophysicist George Smoot once likened…

5 years ago

The Search for Dark Energy Just Got Easier

Since the early 20th century, scientists and physicists have been burdened with explaining how and why the Universe appears to…

5 years ago

Cosmic Fireworks: A Supernova Feast And Google+ Hangout For Chandra’s 15th Anniversary

It's well past the Fourth of July, but you can still easily find fireworks in the sky if you look…

6 years ago

One Percent Measure of the Universe

When it comes to accuracy, everyone strives for a hundred percent, but measuring cosmic distances leaves a bit more to…

6 years ago

New Dark Matter Detector Draws A Blank In First Test Round

We keep saying dark matter is so very hard to find. Astronomers say they can see its effects -- such…

6 years ago

An “Elemental” Explanation of Dark Matter

Atoms, string theory, dark matter, dark energy... there's an awful lot about the Universe that might make sense on paper…

7 years ago

Spectacular Night Launch from NASA Wallops Shines Bright Beacon on Star Formation in Early Universe

Night time blast off of 4 stage NASA Black Brant XII suborbital rocket at 11:05 p.m. EDT on June 5,…

7 years ago

NASA Experiment Seeks Signatures of Formation of First Stars and Galaxies

When did the first stars and galaxies form in the universe and how brightly did they burn? Scientists are looking…

7 years ago

Do We Really Need Dark Matter?

Hubble mosaic of massive galaxy cluster MACS J0717.5+3745, thought to be connected by a filament of dark matter. Credit: NASA, ESA,…

7 years ago