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Why Corned Beef Sandwiches — And The Rest Of The Universe — Exist  NPR · 8 hours
Somehow, at the beginning of time, there was an imbalance of matter and antimatter. That's how all the stuff in the universe... more
CosmoGAN: Training a Neural Network to Study Dark Matter  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
As cosmologists and astrophysicists delve deeper into the darkest recesses of the universe, their need for increasingly powerful... more
'The Big Bang Theory' finale: Sheldon and Amy's fictional physics parallels real science  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
After 12 successful seasons, "The Big Bang Theory" has finally come to a fulfilling end, concluding its reign as the longest running multicamera sitcom... more
CosmoGAN: Training a neural network to study dark matter  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
As cosmologists and astrophysicists delve deeper into the darkest recesses of the universe, their need for increasingly powerful observational and computational tools has expanded exponentially. From facilities such as the... more
Forecasting the hunt for the first supermassive black holes  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
It is believed that the formation and growth of most galaxies across the history of the universe has been fueled by supermassive black holes growing together with their host galaxy... more
A New Filter to Better Map the Dark Universe  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
The earliest known light in our universe, known as the cosmic microwave background, was emitted about 380,000 years... more
Suppressed star formation in the early universe  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Massive clusters of galaxies, some with more mass than a hundred Milky Way galaxies, have been detected from cosmic epochs as early as about three billion years after the big bang. Their ongoing star... more
Universe’s Early Galaxies were Much Brighter than Expected  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
New data from Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes show that in a few specific wavelengths of infrared light, some of... more
Universe’s Earliest Supernovae Ejected Powerful Jets, Astronomers Say  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A team of astronomers from MIT has observed evidence that the Universe’s first stars exploded as asymmetric supernovae, strong enough... more
Gravitational waves leave a detectable mark, physicists say  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Gravitational waves, first detected in 2016, offer a new window on the universe, with the potential to tell us about everything from the time following the Big Bang to more recent events... more
New clues about how ancient galaxies lit up the Universe  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed that some of the Universe's earliest galaxies were brighter than expected. The excess light is a by-product of the galaxies releasing incredibly... more
New clues about how ancient galaxies lit up the universe  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed that some of the universe's earliest galaxies were brighter than expected. The excess light is a byproduct of the galaxies releasing incredibly... more
New clues about how ancient galaxies lit up the Universe  nanowerk · 2 weeks
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed that some of the Universe's earliest galaxies were brighter than expected. The excess light is a by-product of the galaxies releasing incredibly... more
Explosions of universe's first stars spewed powerful jets  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Instead of ballooning into spheres, as once thought, early supernovae ejected jets that may have seeded new stars. more
A new filter to better map the dark universe  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The earliest known light in our universe, known as the cosmic microwave background, was emitted about 380,000 years after the Big Bang. The patterning of this relic light holds many... more
Explosions of universe's first stars spewed powerful jets  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Several hundred million years after the Big Bang, the very first stars flared into the universe as massively bright accumulations of hydrogen and helium gas. Within the cores of these first stars,... more
Explosions of universe’s first stars spewed powerful jets  MIT · 3 weeks
Instead of ballooning into spheres, as once thought, early supernovae ejected jets that may have seeded new stars. more
At least nine dead as monster cyclone enters Bangladesh  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Cyclone Fani, one of the biggest to hit India in years, barrelled into Bangladesh on Saturday after leaving a trail of deadly destruction in India. more
Hubble assembles wide view of the distant universe  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Astronomers developed a mosaic of the distant Universe that documents 16 years of observations from the Hubble Space Telescope. The image, called the Hubble Legacy Field, contains roughly 265,000 galaxies that stretch... more
What Was Universe Like before Big Bang?  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
Professor Avi Loeb of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and colleagues have proposed a new test for inflation, the theory that our... more
Mystery of the universe's expansion rate widens with new Hubble data  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Astronomers say they have crossed an important threshold in revealing a discrepancy between the two key techniques for measuring the universe's expansion rate. The recent study... more
The Universe Is Expanding So Fast We Might Need New Physics to Explain It  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
The universe is expanding faster than expected, suggesting that astronomers may have to incorporate some new physics into their theories... more
'The Big Bang Theory' takes math notes from Carl Pomerance  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
A prime number theory equation by mathematics professor emeritus Carl Pomerance turned up on The Big Bang Theory, where it was scrawled on a white board in the... more
New Hubble measurements confirm universe is expanding faster than expected  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
New measurements from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope confirm that the Universe is expanding about 9% faster than expected based on its trajectory seen shortly after the big bang,... more
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