Photons' journeys across the universe help unravel cosmological mysteries
New map of Universe may reconcile conflicting cosmological observations
Observations of early universe hint at a giant excess of anti-neutrinos
You don't exist in an infinite number of places, say scientists
Physicists search for new physics in primordial quantum fluctuations
Researchers take first steps toward X-ray superfluorescence
POLARBEAR detects curls in the universe's oldest light
(Phys.org) —Cosmologists have made the most sensitive and precise measurements yet of the polarization of the cosmic microwave background.
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 ...
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.
Pair of noted physicists contemplate future of cosmology after detection of primordial gravitational waves
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 ...
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 ...
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 galaxy cluster verifies predictions of cosmological theory
(Phys.org) —By observing a high-speed component of a massive galaxy cluster, Caltech/JPL scientists and collaborators have detected for the first time in an individual object the kinetic Sunyaev-Zel'dovich ...