Cosmologists had only been able to find half the matter that should exist in the universe. With the discovery of a new astronomical phenomenon and new telescopes, researchers just found the rest.
May 27, 2020 • ~11 min
Tags: space astronomy cosmology dark-matter universe telescope galaxies matter neutrons fast-radio-bursts protons baryon
Thirty years ago the Hubble Space Telescope began snapping photos of distant stars, providing a time machine that has taken astronomers back to when the universe was less than a billion years old.
April 24, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: astronomy nasa hubble-space-telescope james-webb-telescope infrared universe-expansion star-formation galaxies
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