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Big Bang query: Mapping how a mysterious liquid became all matter  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The leading theory about how the universe began is the Big Bang, which says that 14 billion years ago the universe existed as a singularity, a... more
The Brightest Quasar of the Early Universe Shines with the Light of 600 Trillion Suns  SPACE.COM · 5 days
The energetic core of a distant galaxy blasts past the record for brightest object in the early universe,... more
Astronomers Find Brightest Quasar of Early Universe  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have spotted the brightest quasar ever seen in the early Universe. Quasars are the extremely... more
Robert Simcoe named director of MIT Kavli Institute  MIT · 5 days
An expert in instrumentation and early universe observations, Simcoe succeeds Jacqueline Hewitt as head of MIT’s Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research. more
Cosmic telescope zooms in on the beginning of time  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Observations from Gemini Observatory identify a key fingerprint of an extremely distant quasar, allowing astronomers to sample light emitted from the dawn of time. Astronomers happened upon this deep glimpse... more
Ultrabright Quasar Lit Up the Early Universe  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
Astronomers just found a galaxy with a glowing heart that is almost as old as the universe itself. more
Our Universe: An Expanding Bubble in an Extra Dimension  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
Uppsala University researchers have devised a new model for the Universe – one that may solve the enigma... more
Our Universe: An expanding bubble in an extra dimension  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists have devised a new model for the Universe - one that may solve the enigma of dark energy. They propose a new structural concept, including dark energy, for a... more
Our universe: An expanding bubble in an extra dimension  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Uppsala University researchers have devised a new model for the universe – one that may solve the enigma of dark energy. Their new article, published in Physical Review Letters, proposes... more
These 2018 findings could be big news — if they turn out to be true  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
Discoveries about fossils, the Big Bang and more could shake up the scientific world – if they turn... more
Seeds of giant galaxies formed in the early universe  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Modern galaxies show a wide diversity, including dwarf galaxies, irregular galaxies, spiral galaxies, and massive elliptical galaxies. This final type, massive elliptical galaxies, provides astronomers with a puzzle. Although they... more
Astronomers Find Pristine Gas Cloud 12.3 Billion Light-Years Away  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
According to a Swinburne University of Technology-led study, the newly-discovered relic cloud of gas is unpolluted by stars... more
Astronomers Find Pristine Gas Cloud 12.3 Billlion Light-Years Away  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
According to a Swinburne University of Technology-led study, the newly-discovered relic cloud of gas is unpolluted by stars... more
Fossil from the Big Bang discovered with W. M. Keck Observatory  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A relic cloud of gas, orphaned after the Big Bang, has been discovered in the distant universe by astronomers using the world's most powerful optical telescope,... more
Rare relic is one of only three fossil clouds known in the universe  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A relic cloud of gas, orphaned after the Big Bang, has been discovered in the distant universe by astronomers using the world's... more
Proton-Size Droplets of Primordial Soup May Be the Tiniest in the Universe  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
Researchers may have created the tiniest droplets in the universe, using a soupy mix of ultrahot particles that mimics conditions in the moments after... more
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