cosmic microwave background

What Is The Evidence For The Big Bang?

Almost all astronomers agree on the theory of the Big Bang, that the entire Universe is spreading apart, with distant…

8 years ago

Astronomers Map Dark Matter Throughout the Entire Universe

Warped visions of the cosmic microwave background - the earliest detectable light - allow astronomers to map the total amount…

8 years ago

This Very Old Cosmic Light Has A Bend To It

Leftover radiation from the Big Bang -- that expansion that kick-started the universe -- can be bent by huge cosmic…

8 years ago

Big Bang’s Sound-Like Waves Show Up In Lab Simulation

An ultracold vacuum chamber ran a simulation of the early universe and came up with some interesting findings about how…

8 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – August 2, 2013

It's time for another Weekly Space Hangout, where we give you a rundown of the big space news stories of…

8 years ago

Watch Live Webcast: Oldest Light in the Universe from Planck

Earlier this year, a new map of the Cosmic Microwave Background from the Planck spacecraft revealed our Universe was a…

8 years ago

Meet Hopper: A Key Player in the Planck Discovery Story

Behind every modern tale of cosmological discovery is the supercomputer that made it possible. Such was the case with the…

9 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

Astronomy Without A Telescope – One Crowded Nanosecond

[/caption] Remember how you could once pick up a book about the first three minutes after the Big Bang and…

11 years ago