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Aug 4, 2015 01:28 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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.
Feb 6, 2015 08:05 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The BICEP2 gravitational wave announcement may have been premature, but the search has only just begun -- an interview with cosmologist Kendrick Smith.
Jan 30, 2015 01:46 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Physicists have announced that last year's much-publicized 'discovery' of gravitational waves embedded in the 'echo' of the Big Bang was a misstep.
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 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 →
Jun 20, 2014 01:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Sometimes, a discovery is announced prematurely; that's the case here.
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 →
May 6, 2014 02:43 PM ET // Jason Major
The European Planck space telescope has looked deep into the Milky Way's light, revealing its vast magnetic field. Continue reading →
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