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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.
Jun 10, 2014 10:06 PM ET // Jason Major
After hundreds of hours staring into the Whirlpool Galaxy, NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory has spotted the X-ray emissions of active black holes. Continue reading →
Jun 3, 2014 11:54 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Astronomers have added an ultraviolet perspective to an ultra-deep field view of the universe taken by the Hubble Space Telescope over the past decade. Continue reading →
May 13, 2014 06:35 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Rumors of interfering galactic dust messing with the potentially historic BICEP2 detection of gravitational waves have been shot down by project scientists. Continue reading →
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