No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning
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Repulsive gravity as an alternative to dark energy (Part 2: In the quantum vacuum)
Could the Big Bang have been a quick conversion of antimatter into matter?
Big Bang simulated in metamaterial shows time travel is impossible
Is the universe ringing like a crystal glass?
Many know the phrase "the big bang theory." There's even a top television comedy series with that as its title. According to scientists, the universe began with the "big bang" and expanded to the size it ...
ALMA detects carbon 'smog' permeating interstellar atmospheres of early galaxies
Astronomers study the elements scattered between the stars to learn about the internal workings of galaxies, their motion and chemistry. To date, however, attempts to detect the telltale radio signature of ...
What's on the surface of a black hole? Not 'firewall'—and nature of universe depends on it, physicist explains
Are black holes the ruthless killers we've made them out to be?
Cold cosmic mystery solved: Largest known structure in the universe leaves its imprint on CMB radiation
In 2004, astronomers examining a map of the radiation leftover from the Big Bang (the cosmic microwave background, or CMB) discovered the Cold Spot, a larger-than-expected unusually cold area of the sky. ...