Big Bang

Simulating the Universe a Trillionth of a Second After the Big Bang

The Big Bang remains the best way to explain what happened at the beginning of the Universe.   However, the…

2 weeks ago

Astronomers set a new Record and Find the Farthest Galaxy. Its Light Took 13.4 Billion Years to Reach us

Since time immemorial, philosophers and scholars have contemplated the beginning of time and even tried to determine when all things…

3 months ago

Next Generation Gravitational Wave Detectors Should be Able to see the Primordial Waves From the Big Bang

Underneath all the gravitational waves we see are faint primordial waves. If we can detect them, it could change our…

4 months ago

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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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.…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago