Scientists are taking initial steps in a long-term effort to learn as much as they can about gravitational waves -- mysterious undulations in the fabric of space-time that have so far evaded clear detection.
Our universe is actually really simple, it's just our cosmological theories that are getting needlessly complex, argues one of the world's leading theoretical physicists.
The great cosmologist Bruce Springsteen once sang "everything dies, baby, that's a fact," but does that assertion include the little universe we call home? Julian takes us through the current theories on what will happen to our space and time.
A study of more than 200,000 galaxies shows that the universe is producing half as much energy as it did 2 billion years ago and continues to fade.
Astronomers have announced the discovery of a truly monstrous structure consisting of a ring of galaxies around 5 billion light-years across -- and it defies cosmological theory.
Astronomers convened to present the latest findings on just about everything under the sun, and well beyond our solar system.
Next week, Discovery News will be participating in the Convergence conference -- a meeting of some of the greatest physics minds on the planet.
If you ever wanted to take your starship on an intergalactic joyride, astrophysicists have got your back -- they've just created the most detailed cosmic 3-D map to date, spanning an mind-boggling distance of 2 billion light-years.
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