How the modern universe is primarily composed of matter and not antimatter has foxed astrophysicists for decades, but a result from an LHC experiment has uncovered a new clue behind the matter-antimatter asymmetry mystery. Continue reading →
Astronomers working on a multi-year program with the Hubble Space Telescope have announced the discovery of the most distant supernova ever observed, a stellar explosion that occurred over 10 billion years ago. ->
The ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) has captured an infrared picture of the star HD100546 -- is that clump of gas a "baby bump"? ->
There is a phantom in the machinery of the universe, and it evades even the best "ghost hunters" of physics. ->
Just to ease the mental anguish inflicted by the "science of homeopathy" video, here's a fantastic musical mashup called "We Are All Connected" -- not in any vague, New Age-y way, just by the fact that we're all made of "star stuff" forged in the explosions of supernovae, as Carl Sagan so...
An unorthodox theory holds that some of the fine structure seen in the universe's cosmic microwave background is really the imprint of our local interstellar neighborhood and not echoes of the Big Bang.
What secrets does a quasar from the dawn of the Universe hold?
In John Carpenter's "Big Trouble in Little China," there's a little space science thrown in where you'd least expect it.
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