Astronomers have detected something baffling at the furthest frontiers of our observable universe: lots of massive galaxies that shouldn't even exist.
Shimmering deep inside a cosmic supervoid is MCG+01-02-015, a pristine galaxy that is the undisputed galactic loner of the universe.
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.
Ethyl alcohol and a simple sugar found on the famous comet shed light on the cosmic origins of planets like Earth.
If you could hear the stuff that swirls around black holes, it would probably sound like the empty spaces on the radio dial.
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.
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.
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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