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Weizmann Institute particle detectors used to explore primordial matter in international collider project
The first collisions of particles that will allow scientists to study matter as it existed just after the Big Bang were observed today at Brookhaven National Lab, by Prof. (2000-06-13)
First observation of the hyperfine splitting in antihydrogen
Swansea University scientists are one step closer to answering the question of why matter exists and illuminating the mysteries of the Big Bang and the birth of the universe. (2017-08-03)
UCLA physicists propose new theories of black holes from the very early universe
'Primordial black holes,' believed to have formed shortly after the Big Bang, might explain how heavy elements such as gold, platinum and uranium came to be, UCLA physicists report. (2017-09-01)
Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescopes find 'Lego-block' galaxies in early universe
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the NASA Spitzer Space Telescope have joined forces to discover nine of the smallest, faintest, most compact galaxies ever observed in the distant universe. (2007-09-06)
Researchers find evidence of dark energy in our galactic neighborhood
An international team of researchers using data from powerful computer models and observations from the Hubble Space Telescope have found evidence of dark energy right in our own cosmic neighborhood. (2005-03-16)
Gravitational Wave Observatory listens for echoes of universe's birth
An investigation by a major scientific group headed by a University of Florida professor has advanced understanding of the early evolution of the universe. (2009-08-19)
Who is entitled to social welfare?
New research from Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University compares the views of Danes and Americans on who is entitled to social welfare. (2012-09-18)
Black holes in the neighbourhood
Short gamma-ray bursts identified by astronomers in America could be the detonation of microscopic black holes in our own cosmic backyard. (2001-11-28)
New video reveals secrets of Webb Telescope's MIRI
It's going to take infrared eyes to see farther back in time than even the Hubble Space Telescope, and that's what the James Webb Space Telescope's MIRI or Mid-Infrared Instrument detectors will do. (2009-12-29)
Looking at the earliest galaxies
An international team of astronomers led by EPFL have discovered over 250 of the universe's earliest galaxies. (2015-10-22)
A first-principles model of early evolution
In a study publishing in PLoS Computational Biology, Shakhnovich et al present a new model of early biological evolution -- the first that directly relates the fitness of a population of evolving model organisms to the properties of their proteins. (2007-07-10)
There's more star-stuff out there but it's not dark matter
More atomic hydrogen gas -- the ultimate fuel for stars -- is lurking in today's universe than we thought. (2012-05-30)
Astronomers detect 'whirlpool' movement in earliest galaxies
Astronomers have looked back to a time soon after the Big Bang, and have discovered swirling gas in some of the earliest galaxies to have formed in the universe. (2018-01-10)
Europe maintains its presence on the final frontier
ESA has decided to extend the productive lives of 11 of its operating space science missions. (2010-11-23)
Milky Way-like galaxies may have existed in the early universe
A new, large-scale computer simulation has shown for the first time that large disk galaxies, much like our own Milky Way, may have existed in the early days of the universe. (2015-08-05)
Cosmology: Late news from the Big Bang
Viatcheslav Mukhanov, cosmologist at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich, models the first instants after the creation of our universe. (2015-02-05)
Hubble finds hundreds of young galaxies in the early universe
Astronomers analysing two of the deepest views of the cosmos made with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have uncovered a gold mine of galaxies, more than 500, that existed less than a thousand million years after the Big Bang. (2006-09-22)
Investigators find something fishy with classical evidence for dietary fish recommendation
Oily fish are currently recommended as part of a heart healthy diet. (2014-05-01)
Hunting for Big Bang neutrinos that could shed new light on the origin of the universe
Article describes a Princeton University physicists laboratory at PPPL to hunt for Big Bang neutrinos. (2016-03-14)
Knoxville site of global Quark Matter Conference, March 30-April 4
Physicists from 35 countries and nearly 200 institutions are coming to Knoxville, Tenn., March 30-April 4, for the International Conference on Ultra-Relativistic Nucleus Collisions, hosted by the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. (2009-03-20)
Polarizers may enhance remote chemical detection
Chemists at the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered a way to lower the cost and enhance the sensitivity of a tool used for stand-off detection in harsh environments like hazardous waste spills, blast furnaces and nuclear reactors. (2009-03-11)
Astronomers find most distant galaxy candidate yet seen
Astronomers studying ultra-deep imaging data from the Hubble Space Telescope have found what may be the most distant galaxy ever seen, about 13.2 billion light-years away. (2011-01-26)
Leading the quest to crack cosmological mysteries
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics launches national collaboration on deepest questions of dark energy, dark matter and cosmic inflation. (2012-02-13)
NYU Physicist Proposes New Theory For Origin And Make-Up Of Extremely High-Energy Cosmic Rays
Where do extremely high-energy cosmic rays come from and where do they get their energy? (1998-10-21)
Oxygen-deficient dwarf galaxy hints at makings of early universe
Astronomers have long searched for understanding of how the universe assembled from simplicity to complexity. (2017-09-25)
NASA's largest space telescope mirror will see deeper into space
When scientists are looking into space, the more they can see, the easier it is to piece together the puzzle of the cosmos. (2007-02-07)
Deciphering compact galaxies in the young universe
Researchers using the Subaru Telescope has discovered about 80 young galaxies in the early universe about 1.2 billion years after the Big Bang. (2016-03-10)
Science education lacks a good narrative
There is a good story behind science, but no one is telling it in American classrooms. (2006-02-18)
University of Minnesota astronomers find gaping hole in the Universe
University of Minnesota astronomers have found an enormous hole in the Universe, nearly a billion light-years across, empty of both normal matter such as stars, galaxies and gas, as well as the mysterious, unseen (2007-08-23)
New antimatter breakthrough to help illuminate mysteries of the Big Bang
Swansea University physicists working with an international collaborative team at CERN, conduct the first precision study of antihydrogen, the antimatter equivalent of hydrogen. (2016-12-20)
New theory finds middle ground between conflicting evidence for first stars
The very first stars that formed early in the history of the universe were smaller than the massive giants implied by the results of a NASA research satellite, but still larger than the typical stars found in our galaxy today, according to a research team led by the University of Chicago's Jason Tumlinson. (2004-06-01)
Astronomers gain best glimpse yet of what our universe is made of -- and not much of it is matter as we know it
In the most accurate picture yet of the makings of our universe, astronomers have determined that a measly 5 percent of its mass comes from the ordinary matter that makes up planets, stars and gases. (2001-01-30)
Scientists discover bacteria that can cause bone infections
Scientists have discovered that a bone infection is caused by a newly described species of bacteria that is related to the tuberculosis pathogen. (2008-10-17)
Simulations foresee hordes of colliding black holes in LIGO's future
New calculations predict that the Laser Interferometer Gravitational wave Observatory (LIGO) will detect approximately 1,000 mergers of massive black holes annually once it achieves full sensitivity early next decade. (2016-06-23)
2,500 researchers, 1 supermachine, 1 new snapshot of the universe
Deep in the bowels of the earth -- 100 meters below ground in Geneva, Switzerland -- lies a supermachine of 27 kilometers circumference that has been built to unlock the mysteries of the universe. (2008-03-31)
Why are we now? Researchers suggest life on Earth may be early in cosmic terms
Why does life on Earth exist now, rather than at some point in the distant past or future? (2016-08-23)
Cosmology in the lab using laser-cooled ions
The principle of symmetry and its disturbance can definitely be investigated under controlled laboratory conditions. (2013-08-12)
LLNL astrophysicists discover most distant galaxy known is not as far away as once believed
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory astrophysicists Wil Van Breugel and Wim De Vries, with colleagues from several universities and observatories, have stripped a galaxy near the Big Dipper, commonly known as STIS 123627+621755, of its title as the (2000-11-28)
Entire Universe Captured In Computer Simulation, As Reported In 5 June 1998 Science
A news story by James Glanz in the 5 June 1998 issue of Science reports that a team of astrophysicists and computer scientists have for the first time captured the entire observable universe in a computer simulation. (1998-06-04)
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