March 15, 2014

Have Astronomers Heard Echoes of the Big Bang?

Stuart Clark, The Guardian

The Associated Press

There is intense speculation among cosmologists that a US team is on the verge of confirming they have detected "primordial gravitational waves" – an echo of the big bang in which the universe came into existence 14bn years ago.

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TAGGED: Astronomy, Relativity, Big Bang


March 14, 2014
Black Hole Set to Eat a Gas Cloud. Yum.
Adam Mann, Wired
It’s the cosmic event of the year. Right now, telescopes all over the world are turning to our galaxy’s center, where for the first time ever they may have a front-row look at a supermassive black hole consuming a gas... more ››
March 10, 2014
There Is No Planet X Beyond Pluto
Ian O'Neill, Discovery News
There's no evidence for the existence of Planet X, despite a NASA space telescope’s best efforts to track it down.The hypothetical world that may or may not be orbiting the sun beyond the orbit of Pluto has inspired many a... more ››