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Feb 11, 2016 03:08 PM ET
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.
Feb 11, 2016 10:35 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Detection of gravitational waves from colliding black holes has been confirmed, proving a critical Einstein theory.
Jan 11, 2016 05:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In the roller-coaster rumor mill that surrounds some of the biggest physics endeavors of our time, it pays to remain skeptical when extraordinary claims of historic discoveries are made on social media.
Jan 4, 2016 01:24 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
An enterprising artist has taken on one of the biggest concepts known to man: the universe.
Dec 26, 2015 02:00 AM ET
We hear a lot about dark matter, and how physicists are ever on the hunt for it. But how do you look for something you can't even see?
Dec 9, 2015 09:39 AM ET // Sarah Lewin, Space.com
The find affords researchers a rare look into how ancient galaxies evolved.
Dec 4, 2015 01:21 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In new observations, an extremely concentrated knot of ancient galaxies undergoing energetic star formation at the dawn of our universe has been spied embedded in a knot of dark matter.
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.
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