littleBIG History App
littleBIG History is an interactive timeline that lets you explore world history on an unprecedented scale – from the...0
The Farthest Supernova Yet for Measuring Cosmic History
What if you had a “Wayback Television Set” and could watch an entire month of ancient prehistory unfold before...
New Maps to Rein in Cosmic Inflation
We’re about to get a better grasp of one of the biggest ideas in the universe: inflation. The first...
Ancient Galaxy May Be Most Distant Ever Seen
Astronomers have spotted seven galaxies that existed just a few hundred million years after the universe’s birth, including one...
When the First Stars Blinked On
As far back in time as astronomers have been able to see, the universe has had some trace of...
Farthest Known Galaxy in the Universe Discovered
A new celestial wonder has stolen the title of most distant object ever seen in the universe, astronomers report....
Dark Energy, Deceleration and the Universe’s Roller Coaster Ride
For the past five billion years, the expansion of the Universe has been speeding up, powered by the mysterious...
First Stars’ Light Seen Through Extragalactic Fog
Light from the very first stars in the universe has been measured – and there is less of it...
New Surveys Peer Through Dust to Reveal Supermassive Black Holes
Scientists at the University of Cambridge have used cutting-edge infrared surveys of the sky to discover a new population...
Eternal Clock Could Keep Time After Universe Dies
The idea for an eternal clock that would continue to keep time even after the universe ceased to exist...