The James Webb Space Telescope will replace the Hubble Telescope. Find out how it will reveal hidden galaxies that Hubble couldn’t detect. (4:15 min read)
The age of the Universe is crucial in cosmology. Find out how a new study casts doubt on the conventional wisdom concerning when the Big Bang took place. (4:30 min read)
The Cosmic Microwave Background yielded new information to researchers. Find out why this helps us to better understand the origin and fate of our Universe. (4:30 min read)
A quasar discovery suggests that stars existed much earlier than scientists thought. Find out why this challenges our understanding of black hole formation. (5:00 min read)
Star formation was the subject of an ESA study using the Hubble Telescope. Find out why what they didn’t find was more important than what they did. (4:00 min read)
Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are a mystery in themselves. Find out how they enabled scientists to determine the mass of conventional matter in the Universe. (4:30 read time)
The primordial universe was made of nothing but quarks and gluons for its first ten microseconds. Find out how tracing strange quarks helps solve the mystery of the Big Bang. (4:00 min read)
Three black holes were discovered in the core of the nearby galaxy NGC 6240 by scientists at the University of Gottingen. Find out how they did it, and what it means for our understanding of the story of our universe. (3:30 min read)
Cosmologist Adam Frank lists 5 big questions that cosmology needs to answer. Find out what they are and what the current state of thinking is on them.
Read about the latest discoveries about the oldest known galaxies, dark matter and the Big Bang.