big bang theory

Primordial Gravitational Waves Continue to Elude Astronomers

New observations put further constraints on primordial gravitational waves, but still haven't found them yet.

3 months ago

What is the Steady State Hypothesis?

When it comes to cosmological theories, the Big Bang theory has historically had only one big contender - the Steady…

2 years ago

What is the Cosmic Microwave Background?

For thousands of years, human being have been contemplating the Universe and seeking to determine its true extent. And whereas…

3 years ago

Cosmic Void Contains Fewer Galaxies than Expected, which, Ironically, Makes it Harder for Light to get Through

Using the Subaru Telescope, a team of astronomers recently probed a 500 light-year region of the early Universe and found…

3 years ago

Researchers Tackle Question of How the Universe Became Filled With Light

A new study from a team of researchers from the University of Iowa claims black holes ejecting light could have…

4 years ago

The Most Distant Massive Galaxy Observed to Date Provides Insight into the Early Universe

A team of international astronomers have just observed the most distant massive galaxy to date, providing clues to galaxy formation…

4 years ago

The Dutch Are Going To The Moon With The Chinese

As part of China's Chang'e-4 lunar mission. a new radio antenna being developed in the Netherlands will be deployed to…

6 years ago

Who Was Democritus?

As the philosopher Nietzsche famously said "He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and…

6 years ago

Who was Stephen Hawking?

With countless contributions to the sciences, Stephen Hawking is one of the greatest living minds, and one of the greatest…

6 years ago

Goodbye Big Bang, Hello Black Hole? A New Theory Of The Universe’s Creation

Could the famed "Big Bang" theory need a revision? A group of theoretical physicists suppose the birth of the universe…

8 years ago