Cosmology

Colliding Black Holes Provide Another way to Measure Distance in the Universe

Astronomers can use the gravitational waves of merging black holes to measure cosmic expansion.

1 month ago

Primordial Black Holes Could Have Triggered the Formation of Supermassive Black Holes

Computer simulations show the role primordial black holes may have played in the early universe, but the process isn't clear…

1 month 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.

2 months ago

The Record for the Farthest Galaxy just got Broken Again, now just 250 million years after the Big Bang

In a recent study submitted to MNRAS, a collaborative research team has utilized the first set of data from the…

2 months ago

These Galaxies are Definitely Living in a Simulation

Studying the universe is hard. Really hard. Like insanely, ridiculously hard. Think of the hardest thing you’ve ever done in…

4 months ago

Why Believing in the Multiverse Isn’t Madness

What is the multiverse? The idea that the universe we inhabit is just one of many parallel universes gets a…

5 months ago

A New Record for the Most Distant Galaxy, Seen Just 300 Million Years After the Big Bang

An international team of astronomers have discovered HD1, which could be the most distant galaxy ever observed!

6 months ago

New Simulation Recreates an Early Time in the Universe That Still Hasn't Been Seen Directly

A new simulation suite created by an international team of scientists shows what the James Webb will be seeing soon!

6 months ago

Is the Universe Fine-Tuned for Life?

In their book, two Australian astrophysicists question the idea that our Universe "fine-tuned" for life, with some interesting conclusions.

11 months ago

A Gravitational Wave Observatory on the Moon Could "Hear" 70% of the Observable Universe

A gravitational-wave telescope on the Moon could span the gap between Earth-based and space-based observations.

1 year ago