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“Cosmology”

Nov 4, 2014 11:58 AM ET
Astronomers have a conundrum on their hands. When they count up all of the ultraviolet light their calculations say SHOULD be in the universe, they come up way short! There's more such light than we can account for. What gives?
Sep 22, 2014 08:15 AM ET
Trace breaks down some of his favorite theories for what the universe is. Are we really just living in a computer simulation?
Sep 22, 2014 10:06 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The likelihood that a South Pole-based telescope detected elusive gravitational waves earlier this year has just taken another nosedive. Continue reading →
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 13, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
An extraordinary amount of ultraviolet light appears to be missing from the universe, scientists have found.
Jul 18, 2014 06:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The idea that there are an infinite number of universes beyond our own is assumed impossible to prove or disprove -- but a new computer model might give us hints as to what evidence to look for. 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.
Jun 18, 2014 05:15 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com
Scientists studying more than 140,000 extremely bright galaxies have calculated the expansion of the universe with unprecedented accuracy.
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