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Cosmic Dawn Holds the Answers to Many of Astronomy’s Greatest Questions

A new study takes a look at what astronomers will be able to see when the Cosmic Dawn becomes observable…

3 months ago

The Square Kilometer Array has Gotten the Official Green Light to Begin Construction

The Square Kilometer Array, the largest radio telescope ever proposed, just commenced construction in South Africa and Australia.

5 months ago

Astronomers set a new Record and Find the Farthest Galaxy. Its Light Took 13.4 Billion Years to Reach us

Since time immemorial, philosophers and scholars have contemplated the beginning of time and even tried to determine when all things…

11 months ago

Searching for the End of the Universe’s “Dark Age”

According to the most widely accepted cosmological theories, the first stars in the Universe formed a few hundred million years…

1 year ago

Astronomers See the Farthest Galaxy Group Ever Found, When the Universe was Only 5% of its Current Age

Using data from multiple telescopes, an international team of astronomers has identified the most distant galaxy group to date -…

2 years ago

Astronomers Are About to Detect the Light from the Very First Stars in the Universe

A team of scientists working with the Murchison Widefield Array (WMA) radio telescope are trying to find the signal from…

2 years ago

Whoa. That’s the Milky Way, Bouncing off the Moon in Radio Waves

The universe wasn't always such a well-lit place. It had its own Dark Ages, back in the days before stars…

3 years ago

Cosmic Void Contains Fewer Galaxies than Expected, which, Ironically, Makes it Harder for Light to get Through

Using the Subaru Telescope, a team of astronomers recently probed a 500 light-year region of the early Universe and found…

3 years ago

New Study Says a Fast Radio Burst Happens Every Second in the Universe

A new study by a team of researchers from the CfA argues that a Fast Radio Burst happens with every…

4 years ago

Researchers Tackle Question of How the Universe Became Filled With Light

A new study from a team of researchers from the University of Iowa claims black holes ejecting light could have…

4 years ago