articles tagged: big bang
we may finally know why the universe is made of matter instead of antimatter
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we may finally know why the universe is made of matter instead of antimatter

Why space as we know is dominated by matter instead of its oppositely charged twin is a long standing question in physics. Now, experiments at the LHC are providing a glimpse at an answer.

the infinitely vast, mandatory multiverse?
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the infinitely vast, mandatory multiverse?

A group of physicists say that a multiverse, in which we're just one of many sibling universes, is an inevitable result of cosmic inflation.

good news everyone! we’re actually mostly right about the universe.
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good news everyone! we’re actually mostly right about the universe.

Planck has given us more precise measurements of how the universe works, but mostly confirms what we know.

cyclical cosmology debate keeps on cycling…
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cyclical cosmology debate keeps on cycling…

Cosmologists are still puzzling over faint signals in the CMBR that may or may not be there and indicate profound events in our past or to our future.

when astrobiology goes very, very wrong…
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when astrobiology goes very, very wrong…

Before closing its doors forever, the Journal of Cosmology lobs one last volley for its theory of panspermia and it's a... well, it's certainly something.

roger penrose’s cyclical cosmology revisited
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roger penrose’s cyclical cosmology revisited

Penrose and Gurzadyan respond to their critics without offering anything new for the debate.

roger penrose hunts for traces of other big bangs
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roger penrose hunts for traces of other big bangs

Roger Penrose thinks he discovered traces of previous Big Bangs in the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation, but his evidence for it seem thin and the consequences are left unaddressed.

the ongoing search for a simpler, neater universe
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the ongoing search for a simpler, neater universe

While many physicists are trying to dive deeper and deeper into the complexities of space and time, others are looking for a much simpler explanation of the universe's mysteries.

how hot could it get inside a black hole?
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how hot could it get inside a black hole?

Black holes radiate virtually no energy, much less anything we'd consider heat. But that doesn't mean their innards aren't superheated to cosmic extremes...

alt cosmology paper reinvents the big crunch
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alt cosmology paper reinvents the big crunch

Another day, another example of comic numerology making big claims and falling on its face.

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