Dark Energy

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…

4 days 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…

2 weeks 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 month 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!

3 months 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…

3 months 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…

4 months 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.

5 months ago

A New Technique to Find Cold Gas Streams That Might Make up the Missing (Normal) Matter in the Universe

Where is all the missing matter? That question has plagued astronomers for decades, because the Universe looks emptier than it…

8 months ago

Astronomers can use Pulsars to Measure Tiny Changes of Acceleration Within the Milky Way, Scanning Internally for Dark Matter and Dark Energy

Dark matter within our galaxy is difficult to map, but a team of astronomers has used pulsars to measure its…

9 months ago

One of These Pictures Is the Brain, the Other is the Universe. Can You Tell Which is Which?

“Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality. When we recognize our place in…

10 months ago