Cosmologists weigh cosmic filaments and voids

(Phys.org) —Cosmologists have established that much of the stuff of the universe is made of dark matter, a mysterious, invisible substance that can't be directly detected but which exerts a gravitational pull on surrounding ...

New data suggests the universe is clumpier than thought

(PhysOrg.com) -- After analyzing data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSK), cosmologist Shaun Thomas and colleagues from the University College of London, have concluded that the universe is "clumpier" than scientists ...

Compact galaxies discovered by LAMOST

A research team of Chinese astronomers has recently discovered 1,547 compact galaxies in the LAMOST DR9, of which 1,417 are newly discovered and include a large sample of Green Pea, Blueberry and Purple Grape galaxies. This ...

Supermassive black holes put a brake on stellar births

Black holes with masses equivalent to millions of suns do put a brake on the birth of new stars, say astronomers. Using machine learning and three state of the art simulations to back up results from a large sky survey, the ...

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