Age of the Universe - A Spiral Galaxy

Age of the Universe Challenged Again

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)

Cosmic Microwave Background Colour Representation

Cosmic Microwave Background Tells Story of the Universe

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)

Dark Energy Diagram Showing Cosmic Voids in Green

Measuring Dark Energy Just Got Way More Precise

Measuring dark energy has always relied on supernovas. Find out about a more accurate technique and how it sheds light on this and other mysteries. (4:30 read time)

Fast Radio Bursts Received by Radio Telescope

Fast Radio Bursts Solve Missing Matter Mystery

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)

Hubble Bubble - Universe Expanding From Big Bang

Are We Inside A Hubble Bubble?

When we measure the rate at which the universe expands, our two answers don't match. One scientist says its because we're in a Hubble Bubble. Find out more. (4:00 min read)

Habitable Planet Orbiting Black Hole

Habitable Planets Orbiting Black Holes

Habitable planets orbiting a black hole are the setting for the Christoper Nolan film "Interstellar." Find out what scientists found when they considered the possibility in real life. (4:30 min read)

Primordial Universe - Particle Collision

Primordial Universe Made of Strange Particles

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)