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Arizona State's Lawrence Krauss predicts a 'miserable future' for our universe
Our picture of the universe has changed more in the past decade or so than it did in the past century. (2009-02-16)
'Dark energy' dominates the universe
A Dartmouth researcher is building a case for a (2003-01-02)
HKUST-Harvard Scientists discovered ways to clock the beginning of the Universe
This paper points out and studies a generic type of signals existing in the primordial universe models, which can be used to model-independently distinguish the inflation scenario from alternatives. (2016-01-26)
What is the computational power of the universe?
Can a close look at the universe give us solutions to problems too difficult for a computer -- even if we built a computer larger than a planet? (2017-11-15)
Cosmology: Lore of lonely regions
A research group led by Ludwig-Maximilians-Unversitaet in Munich physicist Nico Hamaus is calculating the dynamics of cosmic voids and deriving new insights into our entire universe. (2016-08-16)
Physicists make it possible to 3-D print your own baby universe
Researchers have created a 3-D printed cosmic microwave background -- a map of the oldest light in the universe -- and provided the files for download. (2016-10-28)
CSIRO telescope takes temperature of Universe
Astronomers using a CSIRO radio telescope have taken the Universe's temperature, and have found that it has cooled down just the way the Big Bang theory predicts. (2013-01-22)
A forgotten model of the universe
A paper provides the first English translation and an analysis of one of Einstein's little-known papers, (2014-02-19)
Was the Universe born in a Black Hole?
The universe may have been created by an explosion within a black hole, according to a new theory by two mathematicians recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A. (2003-09-16)
Einstein's conversion from a static to an expanding universe
Until 1931, physicist Albert Einstein believed that the universe was static. (2014-02-17)
New technique for isolating sunlight scattering could help illuminate Universe's birth
Astrophysicists have developed a new method for calculating the effect of Rayleigh scattering on photons, potentially allowing researchers to better understand the formation of the Universe. (2015-05-28)
Study of cosmic explosions aims to further our understanding of dark energy
Scientists from the University of Southampton are aiming to further our understanding of dark energy, the mysterious and unknown force that powers the accelerating expansion of our Universe. (2014-05-22)
ESA's Planck satellite builds on Nobel Prize-winning science
The 2006 Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to Americans John C. (2006-10-04)
The older we get, the less we know (cosmologically)
The universe is a marvelously complex place, filled with galaxies and larger-scale structures that have evolved over its 13.7-billion-year history. (2012-05-22)
Throwing light on the dark side of the universe
Although we may believe humans know a lot about the Universe, there are still a lot of phenomena to be explained. (2008-10-21)
Penn astrophysicist outlines a multi-pronged approach in the hunt for dark energy
In the last few years, the universe has gotten weirder. (2005-02-18)
A unique data center for cosmological simulations
Scientists from the Excellence Cluster Universe at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich have established 'Cosmowebportal', a unique data center for cosmological simulations located at the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences. (2017-06-20)
Gravity may have saved the universe after the Big Bang, say researchers
New research by a team of European physicists could explain why the universe did not collapse immediately after the Big Bang. (2014-11-18)
Carnegie Mellon astrophysics team report evidence of acoustic oscillation in cosmic microwave background
In findings reported today by the journal Science, a team of Carnegie Mellon University and University of Maine astrophysicists say they have confirmed the existence of acoustic oscillations generated shortly after the explosive birth of the universe. (2001-05-23)
Has ESA's XMM-Newton cast doubt over dark energy?
ESA's X-ray observatory, XMM-Newton, has returned tantalising new data about the nature of the Universe. (2003-12-15)
Theory that challenges Einstein's physics could soon be put to the test
Scientists behind a theory that the speed of light is variable -- and not constant as Einstein suggested -- have made a prediction that could be tested. (2016-11-25)
Images of faraway galaxies shed new light on dark matter
Scientists have gained fresh insight into the nature of dark matter, the elusive material that accounts for much of the mass of the universe. (2016-12-07)
You were right: Rotational motion is relative, too, Mr. Einstein!
It has been one hundred100 years since the publication of Einstein's general theory of relativity in May 1916. (2016-05-18)
Queen's physicists receive $10.5M to determine the building blocks of our universe
Queen's University physicists Mark Boulay and Mark Chen have received over $10.5 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation toward their underground research projects. (2009-06-24)
Dartmouth researchers shed new light on dark energy, cosmic speed-up
In a new study, Dartmouth researchers rule out a controversial theory that the accelerating expansion of the universe is an illusion. (2013-11-06)
Dark energy may be vacuum
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen's Dark Cosmology Centre at the Niels Bohr Institute have brought us one step closer to understanding what the universe is made of. (2007-01-16)
Why matter matters in the universe
A new physics discovery explores why there is more matter than antimatter in the universe. (2008-03-27)
Astronomers release the largest ever 3-D map of the sky
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey III has released the largest three-dimensional map of massive galaxies and distant black holes ever created. (2012-08-08)
First images from Planck space telescope
The Planck space telescope will map tiny differences in microwave radiation left over from the Big Bang, allowing scientists to get a better picture of the structure of the universe when it was about 400,000 years old. (2009-09-17)
ESA's XMM-Newton gains deep insights into the distant Universe
Using XMM-Newton, astronomers have obtained the world's deepest 'wide screen' X-ray image of the cosmos to date. (2003-07-14)
SDU researchers present a new model for what dark matter might be
There are indications that we might never see the universe's mysterious dark matter. (2016-03-14)
New theory for the Big Bang
According to a team of physicists, the big bang happened by another Universe colliding with ours. (2001-04-10)
Speed of light may not be constant, physicist suggests
A U of T professor believes that one of the most sacrosanct rules of 20th-century science -- that the speed of light has always been the same -- is wrong. (1999-10-04)
Astronomers use galactic magnifying lens to probe elusive dark energy
A team of astronomers has used a massive galaxy cluster as a cosmic magnifying lens to study the nature of dark energy for the first time. (2010-08-19)
Big Bang theory challenged by big chill
The start of the Universe should be modeled not as a Big Bang but more like water freezing into ice, according to a team of theoretical physicists at the University of Melbourne and RMIT University, Australia. (2012-08-20)
Study reveals evidence that the universe is a hologram
The first observational evidence that the universe could be a hologram has been published in the journal Physical Review Letters. (2017-01-30)
Our universe at home within a larger universe? So suggests physicist's wormhole research
Could our universe be located within the interior of a wormhole which itself is part of a black hole that lies within a much larger universe? (2010-04-06)
EARTH: Down to earth with Nobel Prize winner Adam Riess
Newly named Nobel Laureates Adam Riess, Saul Perlmutter and Brian P. (2011-10-05)
Quest to settle riddle over Einstein's theory may soon be over
Experiments with advanced technology could soon test an idea developed by Albert Einstein almost exactly a century ago, and settle a longstanding puzzle over what is driving the accelerated expansion of the universe. (2017-02-10)
Scientists zero in on why time flows in one direction
The big bang could be a normal event in the natural evolution of the universe that will happen repeatedly over incredibly vast time scales as the universe expands, empties out and cools off, according to two University of Chicago physicists. (2004-10-26)
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