Dark Energy

New Telescope Instrument Will Watch the Sky with 5,000 Eyes

Dark Energy is the mysterious force driving the expansion of the Universe. We don't know what dark energy is, even…

1 year ago

Subaru Telescope Sees 1800 Supernovae

Japanese astronomers have captured images of an astonishing 1800 supernovae. 58 of these supernovae are the scientifically-important Type 1a supernovae…

1 year ago

Uh oh, a Recent Study Suggests that Dark Energy’s Strength is Increasing

Staring into the Darkness The expansion of our universe is accelerating. Every single day, the distances between galaxies grows ever…

2 years ago

New Video Shows Construction Beginning on the World’s Largest Telescope

A new video released by the ESO illustrates the construction of the Extremely Large Telescope, which will be the world's…

2 years ago

How Fast is the Universe Expanding? Hubble and Gaia Team Up to Conduct the Most Accurate Measurements to Date

A new study used data from both Hubble and Gaia in order to obtain the most precise measurements of cosmic…

2 years ago

The Tools Humanity Will Need for Living in the Year 1 Trillion

A recent paper by Harvest professor Dr. Abraham Loeb takes another look at an issue he has been addressing for…

2 years ago

How an Advanced Civilization Could Stop Dark Energy From Preventing Their Future Exploration

In a new study, an astrophysicist proposed how an advanced civilization might survive the inevitable expansion of the Universe, and…

2 years ago

If There is a Multiverse, Can There be Life There Too?

In a series of new studies, an international team of researchers found that if we live in a multiverse, it…

3 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 488: Dark Energy: 2018 Edition

The updates continue. Last week we talked about dark matter, and this week we continue with its partner dark energy.…

3 years ago

Astronomers Just Found 72 Stellar Explosions, but Don’t Know What’s Causing Them

Using data from the Dark Energy Survey Supernova program, a team of astronomers recently found 72 supernovae, the largest number…

3 years ago