New Hypothesis Suggests That Dark Matter May Be Made up of Primordial Black Holes

Scientists are now exploring the hypothesis that dark matter is actually made of primordial black holes.

June 18, 2016

Discovery of the Most Metal-Poor Galaxy Offers New Clues About the Big Bang

This is the most metal-deficient galaxy ever found.

May 20, 2016

Cosmic Catastrophe: No “Big Rip” For at Least Another 2.8 Billion Years

The “Big Rip” is the ultimate antithesis to the Big Bang, and now we have a much better idea of when it could happen.

March 1, 2016

Scientists at CERN Catch a Glimpse of the Universe’s Primordial Soup

Scientists have used the LHC to create a “quark-gluon plasma,” a glimpse of the primordial soup believed to have existed at the beginning of the universe. And they’ve found that it really is very soup-like—it behaves much like any fluid.

February 10, 2016

Scientists May Have Found a New Tool to Investigate the Origins of the Universe

A hypothetical form of heavy, subatomic particle may enable scientists to probe the very beginnings of the universe, and answer some of the most pressing questions in cosmology. Actual detection of the particles, however, must await a more detailed analysis of the cosmic microwave background (CMB).

January 30, 2016

Stephen Hawking’s Theories of Everything Explained in Under 3 Minutes

Stephen Hawking is a theoretical physicist, and one of the greatest geniuses of our era. Here's a breakdown of his most notable ideas.

January 8, 2016

New Information Regarding Why Our Universe Didn’t Collapse

Scientists try to find answers as to why the universe didn't collapse into itself, and they determine that it is, in part, due to how strong the Higgs field is coupled to gravity.

December 28, 2015
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