Big Bang

Even a Cyclical Universe Needed to Come From Somewhere

The cyclic universe model proposes a universe with no beginning, but a new study shows it might need a beginning…

4 days 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 weeks 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 months ago

Primordial Helium, Left Over From the Big Bang, is Leaking Out of the Earth

Something ancient and primordial lurks in Earth's core. Helium 3 (3He) was created in the first minutes after the Big…

4 months ago

Could our Universe be Someone’s Chemistry Project?

According to a new op-ed by Harvard Prof. Avi Loeb, our Universe may have been created by an advanced civilization,…

10 months ago

Is the Universe Fine-Tuned for Life?

In their book, two Australian astrophysicists question the idea that our Universe "fine-tuned" for life, with some interesting conclusions.

10 months ago

Using Quasars as a New Standard Candle to Define Distance

A new study shows a way to gauge distance in the early Universe.

11 months ago

Cosmic Dawn Holds the Answers to Many of Astronomy’s Greatest Questions

A new study takes a look at what astronomers will be able to see when the Cosmic Dawn becomes observable…

11 months ago

A Dark Matter map of our Local Cosmic Neighborhood

A new simulation by a team of astrophysicists has resulted in the most detailed 3D map of the cosmic web,…

1 year ago

What Happened Moments After the Big Bang?

New experiments in particle physics yield surprising results about the earliest matter in the universe.

1 year ago