Telescope closes in on signal from end of ‘cosmic dark age’

Researchers are closer than ever to detecting a signal from a time when the first stars in the universe emerged from the "cosmic dark ages."

Kevin Stacey-Brown | Nov. 26, 2019 | futurity
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Big questions: What does the universe look like?

What does the universe look like? Get the answer to this and other spacey questions straight from the experts in this video.

Drew Sykes-NC State | Sept. 11, 2019 | futurity
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Is dark matter older than the Big Bang?

Exactly what dark matter is and how it came to be is still a mystery, but new calculations could add to our understanding of its origins.

Chanapa Tantibanchachai-Johns Hopkins | Aug. 9, 2019 | futurity
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13-billion-year-old star is made of Big Bang stuff

The star may be from one of the first generations in the universe and suggests our galactic neighborhood could be billions of years older than we thought.

Jill Rosen-Johns Hopkins | Nov. 8, 2018 | futurity
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