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“Big Bang”

Aug 21, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com
Chemical signature of ancient star suggests it incorporated material blasted into space by a supernova explosion from huge star in early universe.
Aug 4, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Cosmologists have carried out new analysis techniques on Planck's cosmic microwave background radiation data and found that some of the more mysterious features may be observational error. Continue reading →
Jul 7, 2014 05:25 AM ET
The recent discovery of gravitational waves present in cosmic microwave background radiation -- posited as evidence of the big bang -- has been called into question by, of all things, dust that needs to be accounted for.
Jul 3, 2014 02:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
BICEP2 scientists are in talks with the European Planck space telescope team to form a collaboration and, perhaps, publish a joint paper later this year. Continue reading →
Jun 24, 2014 03:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's funny when two seemingly distant theories conspire to destroy the Universe. Continue reading →
Jun 20, 2014 01:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Sometimes, a discovery is announced prematurely; that's the case here.
May 19, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
Scientists have worked out an easy way of turning light into matter, a process thought to be impossible when first proposed 80 years ago.
May 7, 2014 08:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
After 3 months of number-crunching, 8,000 computer processors working in parallel have recreated the evolution of our Universe in unprecedented detail. Continue reading →
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