Dark Energy

NASA’s Roman Mission Might Tell Us if the Universe Will Tear Itself Apart in the Future

NASA's Nancy Gracy Roman Space Telescope won't launch until 2027, and it won't start operating until some time after that.…

7 months 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…

8 months ago

A new Simulation of the Universe Contains 60 Trillion Particles, the Most Ever

Using new simulation suite, a team of scientists were able to conduct the largest set of cosmological simulations ever!

11 months ago

A Particle Physics Experiment Might Have Directly Observed Dark Energy

In a new study, a team of researchers proposed that Dark Matter detectors could also search for the elusive force…

1 year ago

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…

1 year ago

Astronomy Jargon 101: Standard Candles

In this series we are exploring the weird and wonderful world of astronomy jargon! If only there was a way…

1 year ago

NASA Continues to Try and Rescue Failing Hubble

The search for Hubble's error continues, and could involve some complex and risky operations really soon!

1 year 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…

1 year ago

Dark Energy Survey is out. 29 Papers Covering 226 Million Galaxies Across 7 Billion Light-Years of Space

Cosmology is now stranger to large scale surveys.  The discipline prides itself on data collection, and when the data it…

1 year ago

11-Sigma Detection of Dark Energy Comes From Measuring Over a Million Extremely Distant Galaxies

A new study confirms the existence of dark energy with stunning accuracy.

1 year ago