Galaxy

New study tracks the death of our Universe

Posted in Science on 11th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new study has measured 200,000 galaxies in an effort to chart the rate at which our Universe is outputting energy, and effectively dying.

Dark matter even darker than once thought

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

The results show that dark matter interacts with itself even less than previously thought, and narrows down the options for what this mysterious substance might be.

Search for extraterrestrial intelligence extends to near-infrared optical signals

Posted in Science on 24th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

New instrument will scan the sky for coded pulses of infrared light.

Galactic 'rain' could be the key to new star formation

Posted in Science on 7th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

When conditions are right, these cooling gas clouds help make stars.

Looking deeply into the universe in 3D

Posted in Featured, Science on 3rd Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

The MUSE instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope has given astronomers the best ever 3D view of the deep universe.