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The JWST Solves the Mystery of Ancient Light

The very early Universe was a dark place. It was packed with light-blocking hydrogen and not much else. Only when…

1 month ago

Seeing the Web Connecting Galaxies Across the Universe

One hundred years ago, we didn't know there was anything outside of our own galaxy, the Milky Way. Now we…

5 months ago

Astronomers are Working on a 3D map of Cosmic Dawn

The latest results from the HERA Collaboration suggest how the earliest galaxies in the Universe slowly dispelled the cosmic "Dark…

1 year ago

Astronomers Find 25 Fast Radio Bursts That Repeat on a Regular Basis

Researchers with the CHIME/FRB Collaboration have announced the discovery of 25 new repeating FRBs, almost doubling the number of known…

1 year ago

An Incredible View Into the Heart of the Small Magellanic Cloud

The Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) is over 200,000 light-years away, yet it's still one of our galaxy's closest neighbours in…

2 years ago

Astronomers Map Out the Raw Material for New Star Formation in the Milky Way

A team of researchers has discovered a complex network of filamentary structures in the Milky Way. The structures are made…

3 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…

4 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…

5 years ago