UChicago study: New LIGO readings could improve disputed measurement within 5-10 years Twenty years ago, scientists were shocked to realize that our universe is not only expanding, but that it’s expanding faster over time.
ANN ARBOR — Moonless nights outside the Cerro Tololo astronomical observatory in Chile are so dark that when you look down, you can’t see your feet. “You can’t see your hands,” said David Gerdes, physics professor at the University of … Continue reading →
Berkeley Lab scientists and their Sloan Digital Sky Survey colleagues use quasars to probe dark energy over 10 billion years in the past BOSS, the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey, is mapping a huge volume of space to measure the role … Continue reading →
University of Missouri’s Sergei Kopeikin may have solved the Pioneer anomaly COLUMBIA, Mo. – Former President Bill Clinton recently expressed his support for interstellar travel at the 100 Year Spaceship Symposium, an international event advocating for human expansion into other … Continue reading →
Eight billion years ago, rays of light from distant galaxies began their long journey to Earth. That ancient starlight has now found its way to a mountaintop in Chile, where the newly constructed Dark Energy Camera, the most powerful sky-mapping … Continue reading →
EAST LANSING, Mich. — The key to successful global business expansion is spreading operations across multiple countries, rather than trying to dominate a region or market, according to a new study led by Michigan State University researchers. In addition, since … Continue reading →
PASADENA, Calif. — The faint, lumpy glow given off by the very first objects in the universe may have been detected with the best precision yet, using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. These faint objects might be wildly massive stars or … Continue reading →