Big Bang

Sifting out the universe’s first gravitational waves

Identifying primordial ripples would be key to understanding the conditions of the early universe.

Gravity can accelerate the homogenization of space-time

Why is the universe in its present state so homogeneous on large scales?

Study estimates the age of the universe at 12.6 billion years

UO physicist tweaks the age of the universe with new approach

Astrophysics created the largest 3D map of the Universe to date

Astrophysicists fill gaps in the history of the Universe.

The long-Standing mystery of matter and antimatter solved

Scientists at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) have discovered an element that could hold the key to the long-standing mystery around...

Measuring neutron lifetime from space for the first time

Scientists at Durham University, UK, and Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, USA, used data from NASA's MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging (MESSENGER)...

New measurements allowed astronomers to refine their calculation of the Hubble Constant

A new set of measurements significantly suggests that theorists need to revise the “standard model” that describes the fundamental nature of the Universe.  The new...

Astronomers captured a super-rare type of galaxy

Astronomers have seen a very curious object that they never saw before. They recently captured an image of a super-rare type of galaxy named...

The mystery of Universe expansion has been finally solved

The universe has been expanding since the Big Bang occurred 13.8 billion years ago—a proposition first made by the Belgian canon and physicist Georges...

A sub-atomic particle could solve the mystery of dark matter

Despite many decades of study, the physical origin of 'dark matter' in the Universe remains elusive. Scientists at the University of York in a new...