No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning
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Dwarf galaxy that reveals the history of the universe
The first galaxies were formed some 13.3 billion years ago, mainly composed of hydrogen and helium, the primary elements that emerged from the Big Bang. Their study to date has been technically very challenging ...
You don't exist in an infinite number of places, say scientists
Repulsive gravity as an alternative to dark energy (Part 2: In the quantum vacuum)
Researcher shows that black holes do not exist
Black holes have long captured the public imagination and been the subject of popular culture, from Star Trek to Hollywood. They are the ultimate unknown – the blackest and most dense objects in the universe ...
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Physicists search for new physics in primordial quantum fluctuations
South Pole Telescope seeks to determine the masses of the neutrinos
Down at the South Pole, where temperatures drop below negative 100 degrees Fahrenheit and darkness blankets the land for six months at a time, the South Pole Telescope (SPT) searches the skies for answers ...
Big Bang simulated in metamaterial shows time travel is impossible
Gravity may have saved the universe after the Big Bang, say researchers
(Phys.org) —New research by a team of European physicists could explain why the universe did not collapse immediately after the Big Bang.
Could the Big Bang have been a quick conversion of antimatter into matter?
Goodbye Big Bang, hello black hole? A new theory of the universe's creation
Could the famed "Big Bang" theory need a revision? A group of theoretical physicists suppose the birth of the universe could have happened after a four-dimensional star collapsed into a black hole and ejected ...