Physical cosmology
Physical cosmology is the study of the largest-scale structures and dynamics of the Universe and is concerned with fundamental questions about its origin, structure, evolution, and ultimate fate. For ...
The Race to See the Black Hole at the Center of Our Galaxy | Facebook
Astronomers are racing to prove a super, massive black hole at the center of our galaxy actually exists. Follow Focal Point to get more incredible stories like this!
Hunting the mysterious dark photon: the NA64 experiment
NA64 is a new experiment at CERN searching for a particle called the dark photon, which might act as a bridge to the universe’s invisible, dark sector. Read more: http://cern.ch/go/7FZ7 Produced by:...
Astronomers Have Captured The First Images of Dark Matter That Holds Galaxies Together
The known universe contains trillion of galaxies with billions of stars in it. Looking at the big picture, the galaxies in universe are connected to each other by an invisible web of dark matter. Due ...
Thousands of Black Holes May Exist At The Center Of Our Galaxy
Thousands of Black Holes May Exist At The Center Of Our Galaxy.
Something Big Came OUT Of A Black Hole Recently! Scientists Baffled 3/15/16
You don’t have to know a whole lot about science to know that black holes normally suck things in, not spew things out. But NASA detected something mighty bizarre at the supermassive black hole Markar...
This mini dwarf pony was born barely... - Comeback Kids: Animal Edition
This mini dwarf pony was born barely able to walk, and she had to be carried everywhere and kept inside all the time so that she wouldn't hurt herself. Today on Comeback Kids: Animal Edition, watch...
Mysterious Reply to the Arecibo Message
In 1974, a broadcast (known as the “Arecibo” message) put together by Carl Sagan and colleagues was sent into space via radio waves at a special ceremony to celebrate the remodelling of the Arecibo ra...
The Most Detailed Map of the Universe
The Most Detailed Map of the Universe to Date
A Tour of SDSS J1354+1327 - For The First Time, Astronomers Caught a Black Hole Spewing Out Matter
Astronomers have caught a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy snacking on gas and then burping — not once, but twice. The dining galaxy is known by its abbreviated name, J1354, and is about 8...
The Known Universe
This is a visualization that gives you a sense of the immensity of scale that exists in the known universe... an infinite scalar fractal series of embedded boundary conditions from the infinitely...
Ripples of Gravity, Flashes of Light
More Info: http://www.caltech.edu/news/ligo-and-virgo-make-first-detection-gravitational-waves-produced-colliding-neutron-stars-80082 On Aug. 17, 2017, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Obs...
Neutron Star Collision Simulation
Courtesy of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center CI Lab
The most mysterious star in the universe
Something massive, with roughly 1,000 times the area of Earth, is blocking the light coming from a distant star known as KIC 8462852, and nobody is quite sure what it is. As astronomer Tabetha Boyajia...
Copernican Revolution
The Copernican Revolution was the paradigm shift from the Ptolemaic model of the heavens, which described the cosmos as having Earth stationary at the center of the universe, to the heliocentric model...
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Cosmogony
Cosmogony (or cosmogeny) is any model concerning the coming-into-existence (i.e. origin) of either the cosmos (i.e. universe), or the so-called reality of sentient beings. Developing a complete theore...
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Big Bang
The Big Bang theory is the prevailing cosmological model for the earliest known periods of the universe and its subsequent large-scale evolution. It states that the Universe was in a very high density...
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Zero-energy universe
The zero-energy universe theory states that the total amount of energy in the universe is exactly zero: its amount of positive energy in the form of matter is exactly canceled out by its negative ener...
Vacuum genesis
Vacuum genesis (zero-energy universe) is a scientific theory about the Big Bang that states that the universe began as a single particle arising from an absolute vacuum, similar to how virtual particl...
Multiverse
The multiverse (or meta-universe) is the hypothetical set of infinite or finite possible universes (including the Universe we consistently experience) that together comprise everything that exists: t...
Chronology of the universe
The chronology of the universe describes the history and future of the universe according to Big Bang cosmology, the prevailing scientific model of how the universe developed over time from the Planck...
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Inflation (cosmology)
In physical cosmology, cosmic inflation, cosmological inflation, or just inflation is the exponential expansion of space in the early universe. The inflationary epoch lasted from 10 seconds after the ...
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Big Bang nucleosynthesis
In physical cosmology, Big Bang nucleosynthesis (abbreviated BBN, also known as primordial nucleosynthesis) is to the production of nuclei other than those of the lightest isotope of hydrogen (hydroge...
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Cosmic microwave background
The cosmic microwave background (CMB) is the thermal radiation left over from the "Big Bang" of cosmology. In older literature, the CMB is also variously known as cosmic microwave background radiatio...
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Large-scale structure of the cosmos
The observable universe consists of the galaxies and other matter that can, in principle, be observed from Earth at the present time because light and other signals from these objects has had time to ...
Large-scale structure of the cosmos - Wikipedia
Structure formation
Structure formation refers to a largely unsolved, but extensively researched problem in physical cosmology. The Universe, as is now known from observations of the cosmic microwave background radiation...
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Galaxy formation and evolution
The study of galaxy formation and evolution is concerned with the processes that formed a heterogeneous universe from a homogeneous beginning, the formation of the first galaxies, the way galaxies cha...
Galaxy formation and evolution - Wikipedia