Imagine you wanted to know everything you could about the Universe. You’d want to find the answers to questions of all types, such as: It’s a daunting task to ponder. And yet, there’s a method of thinking
In an attempt to solve a mystery, physicists from the Stockholm University and the Max Planck Institute for Physics proposed the use of plasma to create a radio that will let them tune in on ‘dark matter.’
All around the world, radio antennae in remote landscapes are scanning the sky for the same faint signal from the “cosmic dawn,” a time when the first stars shone more than 12 billion years ago. If detected,
As job titles go, it’s difficult to find one more formidable than Albert Einstein Professor of Science at Princeton University, so we can’t be surprised when a longtime occupant of that post finally wins
The Universe is out there, waiting for you to discover it. This composite Hubble image is a panorama constructed from many different filters and observations pointed at the same regions of the sky. Even
Every year, the Nobel Prize reminds all of humanity to appreciate all that we’ve achieved scientifically and to be aware of how that newfound knowledge has impacted us as a species. To a scientist, it
James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz honoured for ‘improving our understanding of evolution of universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos’ And there we leave the physics prize for another year.
James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz were awarded the prize for work advancing knowledge of the Earth’s place in the universe A U.S. cosmologist and two Swiss astronomers shared the Nobel Prize