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Nov 19, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have detected something baffling at the furthest frontiers of our observable universe: lots of massive galaxies that shouldn't even exist.
Nov 17, 2015 06:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Shimmering deep inside a cosmic supervoid is MCG+01-02-015, a pristine galaxy that is the undisputed galactic loner of the universe.
Oct 29, 2015 01:15 PM ET
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.
Oct 23, 2015 06:36 PM ET // AFP
Ethyl alcohol and a simple sugar found on the famous comet shed light on the cosmic origins of planets like Earth.
Oct 13, 2015 07:53 AM ET // Jesse Emspak,
If you could hear the stuff that swirls around black holes, it would probably sound like the empty spaces on the radio dial.
Oct 7, 2015 02:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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.
Oct 7, 2015 11:49 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tonight at 7 p.m. ET, The Perimeter Institute will be hosting a special lecture by theoretical physicist Neil Turok, who will explain why, actually, our universe has the simplest geometry of anything we know. Streamed LIVE.
Sep 3, 2015 05:57 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A US-based laboratory has produced tiny droplets of a state of matter that existed in the first few milliseconds after the Big Bang after slamming particles together at close to the speed of light.
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