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Beyond WIMPs: Exploring Alternative Theories Of Dark Matter

A team of scientists are looking beyond WIMPs in the search for Dark Matter, one which could be confirmed in…

6 years ago

Big Bang Theory: Evolution of Our Universe

The Big Bang Theory explains how the Universe has evolved over last 13.8 billion years, starting from a singularity to…

6 years ago

Cosmologist Thinks a Strange Signal May Be Evidence of a Parallel Universe

In the beginning, there was chaos. Hot, dense, and packed with energetic particles, the early Universe was a turbulent, bustling place.…

6 years ago

How We’ve ‘Morphed’ From “Starry Night” to Planck’s View of the BICEP2 Field

From the vantage point of a window in an insane asylum, Vincent van Gogh painted one of the most noted…

7 years ago

New Cosmological Theory Goes Inflation-Free

The Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) radiation is one of the greatest discoveries of modern cosmology. Astrophysicist George Smoot once likened…

7 years ago

New Results from Planck: It Doesn’t Look Good For BICEP2

One of the recent sagas in cosmology began with the BICEP2 press conference announcing evidence of early cosmic inflation. There…

7 years ago

Hot Gas Bridge Discovered Connecting Galaxy Clusters

An "bridge" of hot gas stretches between galaxy clusters Abell 401 and Abell 399 It may not be good practice to…

9 years ago

Spitzer Captures Ancient Fireworks of First Objects in the Universe

[/caption] The Spitzer Space Telescope has looked back in time to see what scientists called the “faint, lumpy glow” given…

10 years ago

Polar Telescope Casts New Light On Dark Energy And Neutrino Mass

[/caption] Located at the southermost point on Earth, the 280-ton, 10-meter-wide South Pole Telescope has helped astronomers unravel the nature…

10 years ago

Planck Spacecraft Loses Its Cool(ant) But Keeps Going

[/caption] After two and a half years of observing the Cosmic Microwave Background, the ESA Planck spacecraft’s High Frequency Instrument…

10 years ago