Astronomers Want to Build A Forty Foot Space Telescope to Find the Next Earth

Posted in Hardware on 8th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

To achieve this, well need a spacecraft more advanced than anything humans have built, a telescope with 10x the seeing power of Hubble.

Astronomers Spot Neutrinos Released 1 Second after Big Bang

Posted in Featured, Science on 28th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

The cosmic neutrino background could provide more details about the universe as it once was.

'Most distant' Solar System object spied

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

Observations with Japan's Subaru telescope reveal an object to be some 15.5 billion km from the Sun, about three times further away than even far-flung Pluto.

Simulation models universe from near birth until today

Posted in Software on 3rd Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

One of the largest cosmological simulations ever performed, has modeled the evolution of the universe from just 50 million years after the Big Bang to the present day.

Study suggests an even distribution of elements in the universe

Posted in Featured, Science on 29th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The chemical composition of the Universe is well mixed, and that the mechanisms that determined the composition of our galaxy are in effect throughout the universe.