Another New Way to Measure Distance in the Universe: Baryon Acoustic Oscillations

A team of astronomers have developed a new technique that relies on Baryon Acoustic Oscillations to measure cosmic distances.

6 months ago

Astronomers Uncover Mass Migration of Stars into Andromeda

Astronomers know that galaxies grow over time through mergers with other galaxies. We can see it happening in our galaxy.…

1 year ago

Dark Energy Survey Finds Hundreds of New Gravitational Lenses

It’s relatively rare for a magical object from fantasy stories to have a analog in real life.  A truly functional…

3 years ago

A New Telescope is Ready to Start Searching for Answers to Explain Dark Energy

Back in 2015, construction began on a new telescope called the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI). Later this year, it…

4 years ago

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…

4 years ago

Supermassive Black Holes In Distant Galaxies Are Mysteriously Aligned

Recent findings from a team of researchers in South Africa have shown that supermassive black holes in distance are all…

8 years ago

New Lenses To Help In The Hunt For Dark Energy

With the arrival of two special lenses, the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) is on its way to exploring the…

8 years ago