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Scientists glimpse universe before the Big Bang

(PhysOrg.com) -- In general, asking what happened before the Big Bang is not really considered a science question. According to Big Bang theory, time did not even exist before this point roughly 13.7 billion ...

Nov 23, 2010 weblog
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Is the universe a bubble? Let's check

Perimeter Associate Faculty member Matthew Johnson and his colleagues are working to bring the multiverse hypothesis, which to some sounds like a fanciful tale, firmly into the realm of testable science.

Jul 17, 2014
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Kepler spacecraft takes pulse of distant stars

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international cadre of scientists that used data from NASA's Kepler spacecraft announced Tuesday the detection of stellar oscillations, or "starquakes," that yield new insights about the size, age and ...

Oct 26, 2010
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Is the Universe stuck in a Groundhog Day?

The idea of a cyclical universe is controversial but a leading researcher believes we really could be stuck in a never-ending loop. Speaking at the Institute of Physics conference Physics 2005, Professor Paul Steinhardt presented ...

Apr 19, 2005
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