Tagged With Universe

Scientists detected the brightest light in the universe for the first time, following a mysterious explosion in space


A handful of new telescopes are about to transform the hunt for alien life and our understanding of the universe itself


The universe is expanding faster than scientists thought, a study confirms — a 'crisis in cosmology' that could require a 'new physics'



Astronomers accidentally discovered an invisible 'monster galaxy' from the beginning of the universe


A winner of this year's Nobel prize in physics is convinced we'll detect alien life in 100 years. Here are 13 reasons why we haven't made contact yet.


Astronomers have observed the longest supernova ever seen. The mysterious explosion might have annihilated its star, leaving nothing behind.



A new 3D map of the Milky Way reveals our galaxy's warped shape in unprecedented detail


'No image will surpass this': Hubble telescope astronomers created a stunning picture of the deep universe with 16 years' worth of photos


The universe is younger and expanding faster than we thought, a new study found — and we may need new physics as a result


15 fascinating things on Earth you had no idea existed


10 of the coolest things in space that you had no idea existed


Stephen Hawking's final research was just published, and it could help us find evidence for parallel universes



Scientists just published the best map of our galaxy ever created -- and it pins down the location of 1.7 billion stars


You could fit the entire human race into a sugar cube -- and 12 other facts to put the universe into perspective


A new map of the universe's mysterious 'dark matter' suggests science is on track to understanding one of the great space mysteries


Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals the biggest misconceptions people have about the universe



The whole universe fits in one image with a special trick of maths


Astronomers solved the 22-year-long mystery behind the coldest place in the universe


A mysterious force is pushing the universe apart -- here's how it could rip our galaxy to shreds


A Princeton physicist answers the grandest question of all: Why are we here?