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Astronomers Chart the Influence of Dark Matter and Dark Energy on the Universe by Measuring Over 1,500 Supernovae

Two decades of supernova observations still leave big mysteries unsolved.

7 months ago

Professor Stephen Hawking Intends To Map The Known Universe

At the upcoming Starmus science conference, Professor Stephen Hawking will unveil the most ambitious plan to map the known universe…

7 years ago

New Cosmological Theory Goes Inflation-Free

The Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) radiation is one of the greatest discoveries of modern cosmology. Astrophysicist George Smoot once likened…

8 years ago

New Results from Planck: It Doesn’t Look Good For BICEP2

One of the recent sagas in cosmology began with the BICEP2 press conference announcing evidence of early cosmic inflation. There…

9 years ago

Are the BICEP2 Results Invalid? Probably Not.

Recently rumors have been flying that the BICEP2 results regarding the cosmic inflationary period may be invalid. It all started with…

9 years ago

Goodbye Big Bang, Hello Black Hole? A New Theory Of The Universe’s Creation

Could the famed "Big Bang" theory need a revision? A group of theoretical physicists suppose the birth of the universe…

10 years ago

Planck Spacecraft Loses Its Cool(ant) But Keeps Going

[/caption] After two and a half years of observing the Cosmic Microwave Background, the ESA Planck spacecraft’s High Frequency Instrument…

11 years ago

Planck Reveals Giant Dust Structures in our Local Neighborhood

Dust has never looked so beautiful! This new image from the Planck spacecraft shows giant filaments of cold dust stretching…

13 years ago