cosmic microwave background

Webb Continues to Confirm That Universe is Behaving Strangely

Over a century ago, astronomers Edwin Hubble and Georges Lemaitre independently discovered that the Universe was expanding. Since then, scientists…

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A Radio Telescope on the Moon Could Help Us Understand the First 50 Million Years of the Universe

In the coming decade, multiple space agencies and commercial space providers are determined to return astronauts to the Moon and…

4 months ago

New Telescopes to Study the Aftermath of the Big Bang

The NSF just awarded researchers at UChicago to start developing the CMB-S4 experiment, which will map the earliest moments of…

6 months ago

Colliding Neutron Stars Could Help Measure the Expansion of the Universe

A new study presents a novel and independent method for measuring cosmic expansion using kilonova

7 months ago

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.

8 months 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…

1 year 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"…

1 year 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,…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

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