A team of European astronomers has used ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) and a host of other telescopes to discover and study the most distant
Scientists of the MINOS experiment at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory announced today (June 24) the results from a search for a
This is the James Webb Space Telescope at Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama, and the face of project scientist Mark Clampin is reflected in
The “Dark Ages” of the universe started about 400,000 years after the big bang, after matter cooled down enough for neutral atoms to form.
One trillion years from now, alien astronomers in our galaxy will have a difficult time figuring out how the universe began. They won’t have the
The first stars to form in the universe were not as lonely as previously thought. These are the findings of an international collaboration between researchers
Every time we point a telescope at the sky we’re looking into the past. This chart shows how far we can go.
Our understanding of the Universe is about to change…
A new hypothetical particle could solve two cosmic mysteries at once: what dark matter is made of, and why there’s enough matter for us to
Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have created a ‘mini Big Bang’ in an experiment that mimicked conditions a millionth of a second after the