Big Bang

How were Supermassive Black Holes Already Forming and Releasing Powerful Jets Shortly After the Big Bang?

A series of studies has shown that the seeds of supermassive black holes and relativistic jets existed much sooner than…

4 months ago

Blazar Found Blazing When the Universe was Only a Billion Years Old

A team of European scientists have observed the most distant "blazar" to date, an active galaxy that was around when…

5 months ago

Is the “D-star Hexaquark” the Dark Matter Particle?

A new paper by researchers from the University of York proposed a new candidate for Dark Matter, known as the…

5 months 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.…

5 months ago

Astronomers Are About to Detect the Light from the Very First Stars in the Universe

A team of scientists working with the Murchison Widefield Array (WMA) radio telescope are trying to find the signal from…

8 months ago

The First Stars Formed Very Quickly

Based on a new study, it is possible that the first stars in our Universe formed about 1 billion years…

9 months ago

What Was The First Color In The Universe?

The universe bathes in a sea of light, from the blue-white flickering of young stars to the deep red glow…

10 months ago

New observations from the Planck mission don’t resolve anomalies like the CMB “cold spot”

A new analysis of Planck mission data has provided no new insights into the anomalies it detected, leaving the door…

1 year ago

16 Years of Hubble Images Come Together in this one Picture Containing 265,000 Galaxies

The Hubble Legacy Field, the result of 16 years of observations and the most detailed image of our Universe, has…

1 year ago

The First Molecule that was Possible in the Universe has been Seen in Space

It takes a rich and diverse set of complex molecules for things like stars, galaxies, planets and lifeforms like us…

1 year ago