News tagged with early universe

Seeing is believing

(PhysOrg.com) -- Whenever you look up at the stars you are looking back in time, as light from even our closest neighbour, Alpha Centauri, started its journey to Earth more than four years ago. It is a phenomenon ...

dateMar 24, 2010 in Astronomy
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Old star is 'missing link' in galactic evolution

(PhysOrg.com) -- A newly discovered star outside the Milky Way has yielded important clues about the evolution of our galaxy. Located in the dwarf galaxy Sculptor some 280,000 light-years away, the star has ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Astronomy
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Jetting into the Quark-Gluon Plasma

After the quark-gluon plasma filled the universe for a few millionths of a second after the big bang, it was over 13 billion years until experimenters managed to recreate the extraordinarily hot, dense medium ...

dateJan 15, 2010 in Plasma Physics
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Scientists reveal Milky Way's magnetic attraction

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international research project involving the University of Adelaide has revealed that the magnetic field in the centre of the Milky Way is at least 10 times stronger than the rest of the ...

dateJan 06, 2010 in Astronomy
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