Big Bang

Using Quasars as a New Standard Candle to Define Distance

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

1 month 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…

1 month 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,…

5 months ago

What Happened Moments After the Big Bang?

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

5 months ago

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…

7 months 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…

10 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…

10 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…

2 years 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…

2 years 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…

2 years ago