Cosmology

  1. Cosmology

    For proposals that challenge paradigms, peruse arXiv.org

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

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  2. Science & Society

    Replacing paradigms requires open minds

    Cosmological crises require creativity, but science enforces conformity.

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  3. Cosmology

    Dark energy search gets murkier

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

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  4. Cosmology

    Candidates for dark matter particles bite the dust

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

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  5. Cosmology

    My Brief History

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  6. Cosmology

    Huge Galactic Explosion

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

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  7. Cosmology

    Everlasting light

    Remnant glow of ancient stars offers glimpse of universe's past.

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  8. Cosmology

    Gold seen in neutron star collision debris

    Material ejected in gamma-ray bursts may be a main source of the heavy elements.

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  9. Cosmology

    Dark matter detector reports hints of WIMPs

    Experiment hundreds of meters underground detects three candidate signs of dark matter, though physicists are cautious about the finding.

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  10. Physics

    Universe is a teeny bit older than thought

    Planck satellite reveals information from just after the Big Bang, largely confirming scientists' theories.

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  11. Cosmology

    Edge of the Universe

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  12. Cosmology

    Inflation on Trial

    Generally regarded as one of the most successful theories about the early universe, inflationary cosmology is not exactly under attack. But a few scientists are questioning whether it deserves its reputation as completely untouchable.

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