News tagged with visible universe

Topological defects in the fabric of space and time

A cosmic string is a very long (possibly as long as the diameter of the visible universe), very thin (less than the width of a proton) high-density object formed during the early moments of the big bang. You can see a rendering ...

dateOct 10, 2014 in Astronomy
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A video map of motions in the nearby universe

( —An international team of researchers, including University of Hawaii at Manoa astronomer Brent Tully, has mapped the motions of structures of the nearby universe in greater detail than ever before. The maps ...

dateJun 12, 2013 in Astronomy
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Seeking the earliest galaxies with cosmic telescopes

(—With a recent NSF award, UA scientists will use galaxy clusters as astronomical lenses to peer farther into the depths of space than any manmade telescope is capable of viewing - to the time when the universe's ...

dateOct 17, 2012 in Astronomy
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Quark matter's connection with the Higgs

(—You may think you've heard everything you need to know about the origin of mass. After all, scientists colliding protons at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Europe recently presented stunning evidence strongly ...

dateAug 27, 2012 in General Physics
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