Findings Could Alter Interpretation of Big Bang Remnants

Burst of light and color.

By confirming certain light-scattering dynamics first proposed a half-century ago, physicists are casting fresh eyes on the universe-birthing fireworks ignited by the Big Bang nearly 14 billion years ago. (Image: Pixabay)

Was There a Big Bang?

Combined NASA images simulating the idea of the Big Bang.

Did the universe really begin with the 'Big Bang'? (Image: Bernadett Pogácsás-Simon via Dreamstime)

Cosmic Dawn Occurred 250 to 350 Million Years After the Big Bang

The Milky Way Galaxy.

Cosmic dawn, when stars formed for the first time, occurred 250-350 million years after the beginning of the universe. (Image: WikiImages via Pixabay)

The Interesting World of Quarks and Gluons

Quarks and gluons.

Quarks, which are smaller than protons, neutrons, and electrons, can be observed, but cannot be isolated. (Image: Screenshot via YouTube)

Astronomers Find an Elusive Star With Origins Close to Big Bang

The star is unusual because unlike other stars with very low metal content, it is part of the Milky Way’s “thin disk” — the part of the galaxy in which the Sun resides. (Image: via Pixabay)