You don't exist in an infinite number of places, say scientists
Photons' journeys across the universe help unravel cosmological mysteries
Observations of early universe hint at a giant excess of anti-neutrinos
Massive neutrinos may not bring about cosmological concordance after all
Physicists search for new physics in primordial quantum fluctuations
Pair of noted physicists contemplate future of cosmology after detection of primordial gravitational waves
Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey measures the universe to one-percent accuracy
Today the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS) Collaboration announced that BOSS has measured the scale of the universe to an accuracy of one percent. This and future measures at this precision ...
Massive neutrinos solve a cosmological conundrum
(Phys.org) —Scientists have solved a major problem with the current standard model of cosmology by combining results from the Planck spacecraft and measurements of gravitational lensing to deduce the mass ...
Researchers take first steps toward X-ray superfluorescence
Planck's most detailed map ever reveals an almost perfect Universe
(Phys.org) —Acquired by ESA's Planck space telescope, the most detailed map ever created of the cosmic microwave background – the relic radiation from the Big Bang – was released today revealing the ...
Dark energy is real, say astronomers
(Phys.org)—Dark energy, a mysterious substance thought to be speeding up the expansion of the Universe is really there, according to a team of astronomers at the University of Portsmouth and LMU University ...
A hotspot for powerful cosmic rays: Physicists a step closer to finding mysterious sources
An observatory run by the University of Utah found a "hotspot" beneath the Big Dipper emitting a disproportionate number of the highest-energy cosmic rays. The discovery moves physics another step toward ...
BOSS quasars track the expanding universe—most precise measurement yet
The Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS), the largest component of the third Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III), pioneered the use of quasars to map density variations in intergalactic gas at high ...
Big Bang breakthrough team allows they may be wrong
American astrophysicists who announced just months ago what they deemed a breakthrough in confirming how the universe was born now admit they may have got it wrong.