cosmic microwave background

The Universe is the Same, Everywhere We Look. Even More than Cosmologists Predicted

The Universe is about 10% smoother than we expect, and astronomers aren't entirely sure why.

2 months ago

How Loop Quantum Gravity Could Match Anomalies in the CMB with Large Structures in the Modern Universe

A strange celestial tension could be caused by a cosmic tango between events at very small and very large scales.

2 months ago

How Do You Weigh The Universe?

If we can find the weight of everything in the universe, we can better understand how the universe came to…

5 months ago

What is the Steady State Hypothesis?

When it comes to cosmological theories, the Big Bang theory has historically had only one big contender - the Steady…

7 months ago

New Research Suggests that the Universe is a Sphere and Not Flat After All

The universe is a seemingly endless sea filled with stars, galaxies, and nebulae. In it, we see patterns and constellations…

11 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

What is the Cosmic Microwave Background?

For thousands of years, human being have been contemplating the Universe and seeking to determine its true extent. And whereas…

2 years ago

Oort Clouds Around Other Stars Should be Visible in the Cosmic Microwave Background

A new study by a team from the University of Pennsylvania suggests using maps of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB)…

2 years ago

Astronomers Find the Missing Normal Matter in the Universe, Still Looking for Dark Matter, Though

Two new studies, independently of each other, have managed to fins some of the "missing matter" contained within the Cosmic…

3 years ago

Is Another Universe Sitting Too Close To Us On The Multiverse Bus?

A new survey of the CMB's Cold Spot has ruled out the possibility that this anomaly is caused by a…

3 years ago