cosmic microwave background

Another New Way to Measure Distance in the Universe: Baryon Acoustic Oscillations

A team of astronomers have developed a new technique that relies on Baryon Acoustic Oscillations to measure cosmic distances.

4 weeks ago

The First Light in the Universe Helps Build a Dark Matter Map

The Atacama Cosmology Telescope (ACT) collaboration used years of cosmic microwave background data to create a new map of Dark…

6 months ago

Could a Dark Energy Phase Change Relieve the Hubble Tension?

A new study suggests that the Hubble Constant could be resolved by the presence of a "New Early Dark Energy"…

8 months ago

Perhaps a Supervoid Doesn’t Explain the Mysterious CMB Cold Spot

For years cosmologists had thought that a strange feature appearing in the microwave sky, known as the CMB cold spot,…

10 months ago

“Early Dark Energy” Could Explain the Crisis in Cosmology

A new study considers how the presence of Early Dark Energy could help resolve one of the biggest cosmological mysteries…

10 months ago

Scroll Through the Universe with This Cool Interactive Map

Johns Hopkins University (JHU) continues to pad its space community résumé with their interactive map, “The map of the observable…

11 months ago

Astronomers Measure the Signal of Dark Matter From 12 Billion Years ago

The most distant measure of dark matter suggests the universe might have behaved differently in the past.

1 year ago

Finally, an Explanation for the Cold Spot in the Cosmic Microwave Background

A new study by the Dark Energy Survey (DES) has confirmed the existence of a Supervoid, which could explain how…

2 years ago

Astronomers saw the Same Supernova Three Times Thanks to Gravitational Lensing. And in Twenty Years They Think They’ll see it one More Time

It is hard for humans to wrap their heads around the fact that there are galaxies so far away that…

2 years ago

Nancy Grace Roman Telescope is Getting an Upgraded new Infrared Filter

The Nancy Grace Roman Telescope just received a new infrared filter that will allow it to explore even more of…

3 years ago