standard model of cosmology

Two Giant Structures Have Been Found Billions of Light-Years Away

The early universe, according to the Standard Model of Cosmology, ought to be a fairly homogenous place, with little structure…

6 months ago

The Big Bang: What is it? Why study it? What happened before? How will it all end?

Approximately 13.8 billion years ago, the greatest event in all of existence occurred that literally created existence itself. This event…

10 months ago

The First Light in the Universe Helps Build a Dark Matter Map

The Atacama Cosmology Telescope (ACT) collaboration used years of cosmic microwave background data to create a new map of Dark…

1 year ago

Are Black Holes the Source of Dark Energy?

In a series of papers, an international team claims they've found the first observational evidence that supermassive black holes are…

1 year ago

A Detailed Simulation of the Universe Creates Structures Very Similar to the Milky Way and its Surroundings

An international team of astrophysicists has created the most accurate simulation of cosmic evolution to date, which reproduced many of…

2 years ago

Evidence is Building that the Standard Model of the Expansion of the Universe Needs some new Ideas

Astronomers have measured the Hubble constant using astrophysical masers, and the result makes our understanding of cosmic expansion even worse.

4 years ago

What is the Steady State Hypothesis?

When it comes to cosmological theories, the Big Bang theory has historically had only one big contender - the Steady…

4 years ago

New observations from the Planck mission don’t resolve anomalies like the CMB “cold spot”

A new analysis of Planck mission data has provided no new insights into the anomalies it detected, leaving the door…

5 years ago

The Dutch Are Going To The Moon With The Chinese

As part of China's Chang'e-4 lunar mission. a new radio antenna being developed in the Netherlands will be deployed to…

8 years ago

The Laws Of Cosmology May Need A Re-Write

A more accurate measurement of standard candles has thrown a wrench into our standard model of cosmology.

8 years ago