A new Technique Could use Quasars to Directly Measure the Expansion Rate of the Universe

The evolution of cosmic expansion could be measured by a new method using intensity correlation speckles.

2 years ago

The Most Distant Massive Galaxy Observed to Date Provides Insight into the Early Universe

A team of international astronomers have just observed the most distant massive galaxy to date, providing clues to galaxy formation…

6 years ago

Do Stars Move? Tracking Their Movements Across the Sky

The stars look static in the sky, but are they moving? How fast, and how do we know? What events…

6 years ago

Is Another Universe Sitting Too Close To Us On The Multiverse Bus?

A new survey of the CMB's Cold Spot has ruled out the possibility that this anomaly is caused by a…

6 years ago

James Webb Space Telescope Celebrated in Stunning New Video

A new short film showcases the James Webb Telescope - the successor to Hubble - and all the amazing things…

6 years ago

What Are Cosmic Voids?

We talked about the biggest structures in the Universe, but what about the opposite? The biggest empty spaces in the…

6 years ago

Behold The Distant Universe!

At the annual National Astronomy Meeting, members of the Ultra Deep Survey (UDS) team shared images that are the deepest…

7 years ago

Japanese 3D Galaxy Map Confirms Einstein Was One Smart Dude

Using the largest 3-D map of the Universe to date, an team of researchers has shown that Einstein's theory of…

7 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 412: The Color of the Universe

What color is the Universe? Turns out this isn't a simple question, and one that scientists have really been unable…

7 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…

7 years ago