Big Bang Cosmology

The Big Bang: What is it? Why study it? What happened before? How will it all end?

Approximately 13.8 billion years ago, the greatest event in all of existence occurred that literally created existence itself. This event…

8 months ago

Have We Seen the First Glimpse of Supermassive Dark Stars?

A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) examines what are known as dark…

10 months ago

Warm Carbon Increased Suddenly in the Early Universe. Made by the First Stars?

New research shows that carbon was more abundant in the early Universe than previously thought, a find that could have…

1 year ago

The Record for the Farthest Galaxy just got Broken Again, now just 250 million years after the Big Bang

In a recent study submitted to MNRAS, a collaborative research team has utilized the first set of data from the…

2 years ago

These Galaxies are Definitely Living in a Simulation

Studying the universe is hard. Really hard. Like insanely, ridiculously hard. Think of the hardest thing you’ve ever done in…

2 years ago

A New Record for the Most Distant Galaxy, Seen Just 300 Million Years After the Big Bang

An international team of astronomers have discovered HD1, which could be the most distant galaxy ever observed!

2 years ago

Life Could be Common Across the Universe, Just Not in Our Region

The building blocks of life can, and did, spontaneously assemble under the right conditions. That's called spontaneous generation, or abiogenesis.…

4 years ago