Theoretical physicists may have stumbled onto a solution to the black hole "information paradox" -- what if a black hole's singularity isn't an infinitely dense point in space-time? Continue reading →
After carrying out a vast survey using data from multiple observatories, astronomers think they've found the 'missing link' for the earliest compact galaxies. Continue reading →
Early planets may have harbored microbial life just after the universe started, warmed by cosmic radiation, says a new theory.
The Hubble Space Telescope's ambitious new mission to use natural gravitational lenses to magnify some of the earliest galaxies has returned its first stunning views of the depths of the Cosmos.
A new and novel theory posits that the Big Bang didn't happen -- but there are some fundamental flaws with this idea. Continue reading →
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.
A massive dark star voraciously eating matter and dark matter until it is well over 100,000 times the mass of the sun (NASA/Ian O'Neill). Approximately 200 million years after the Big Bang, the universe was a very different place. For starters, there was no starlight as there were no stars. This pe...
Curiosity uses a cup of coffee as a way to explain the beginnings of our universe.
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