Our Universe Is Suspiciously Unlikely To Exist-Unless It Is One Of Many

Posted in Science on 11th Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

How do we know just how atypical our universe is? To answer that we need to work out the probabilities of each combination of constants.

Interview with Cosmologist Laura Mersini-Houghton

Posted in Interviews, Science on 29th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

'Our universe is one tiny grain of dust in a beautiful cosmos'

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Completely Aligned And Fully Focused

Posted in Hardware, Science on 2nd May, 2022
by Alex Muller

Scientists working on NASA's James Webb Telescope have reached an important milestone, completely aligning the space observatory's massive mirrors.

How Will The Universe End? Scientists Seek An Answer In The Biggest Galaxy Map Yet

Posted in Science on 29th Jan, 2022
by Alex Muller

By mapping the large structure of the universe over time, scientists hope to chart how the rate of expansion-and perhaps the dark energy driving it, has changed and how it might in the future.

How the universe's expansion may have stopped dark matter taking over

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

The team says that this mechanism would leave a specific fingerprint on the cosmic microwave background radiation, which could be spotted (or ruled out) by future observations.