You know how hard it is to get your mind around the size of even a single galaxy in the universe? Now try to imagine a wall of galaxies cemented together by dark matter.
The renowned cosmologist entered the universe of Chinese social media with a big bang.
For a long time, scientists have operated on the idea that new planets form around young stars. But it turns out that dying stars may also be able to make baby planets.
Dark matter could be made of particles that each weigh almost as much as a human cell and are nearly dense enough to become miniature black holes, new research suggests.
Tune in tonight at 7 p.m. for a fascinating Perimeter Institute public lecture on the mysteries of dark matter.
Powerful transient radio flashes in the universe pop off randomly and appear to defy explanation, but astronomers have made a breakthrough in pinpointing the exact source of one of these fast radio bursts.
We now live in a universe that we know is humming with gravitational waves -- why is that important?
Hold onto your hats, space watchers, because this news is HUGE. Scientists have detected gravitational waves for the first time -- ripples in spacetime that back up Einstein's work and let us eavesdrop on cosmological chaos.
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