Cosmology

  1. Cosmology

    Best maps of the universe, bugs and all

    Maps from the European Space Agency’s Planck satellite reveal the cosmos in a range of microwave and infrared frequencies.

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  2. Cosmology

    Year in Review: Dark energy gets more confusing

    New data raise the prospect of a ‘Big Rip’ destroying the cosmos.

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  3. Cosmology

    Year in Review: Planck refines cosmic history

    The satellite data hint at a slower expansion rate for universe.

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  4. Cosmology

    Cosmic inflation has its flaws, but so do its critics

    Philosophical predispositions color efforts to debunk a popular theory about the evolution of the universe.

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  5. Astronomy

    Bright gamma-ray burst tests idea of event’s origins

    High-energy light particles suggest that physicists need to revise their theories explaining the origin of these cosmic blasts.

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  6. Astronomy

    High-energy neutrinos ensnared from beyond the solar system

    Speedy particles detected in Antarctica may point to gargantuan black holes or cataclysmic explosions.

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  7. Cosmology

    For proposals that challenge paradigms, peruse arXiv.org

    The online physics archive offers crazy ideas to confront cosmological challenges.

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  8. Science & Society

    Replacing paradigms requires open minds

    Cosmological crises require creativity, but science enforces conformity.

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  9. Cosmology

    Dark energy search gets murkier

    Supernova measurements muddle scientists’ efforts to explain universe’s accelerating expansion.

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  10. Cosmology

    Candidates for dark matter particles bite the dust

    Most sensitive experiment yet determines that earlier findings were just artifacts.

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  11. Cosmology

    My Brief History

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  12. Cosmology

    Huge Galactic Explosion

    An excerpt from the October 5, 1963, issue of Science News Letter.

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