'Thread-like-filaments' pivotal in formation of galaxies
'Thread-like-filaments' pivotal in formation of galaxies

 A new study has revealed that thread-like "filaments" in the cosmic web played a critical role in the formation of distant universe.

Astronomers discover seven new galaxies that seem to appear suddenly
Astronomers discover seven new galaxies that seem to appear suddenly

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: Providing a deeper insight into the universe and its galaxies, scientists have discovered seven new galaxies that seemed to be appearing from nowhere, 700 million years after the Big Bang.

Gravity may have saved universe from collapsing after Big Bang
Gravity may have saved universe from collapsing after Big Bang

 A new study has revealed that gravity may have saved the universe from collapsing immediately after the Big Bang.

How life on earth evolved from stardust
How life on earth evolved from stardust

Scientists have tried to explain how the big bang and explosion of stars created life on Earth.

Pope Francis says Big Bang theory does not contradict role of God

Scientific theories including the "Big Bang" believed to have brought the universe into being 13.7 billion years ago and the idea that life developed through a process of evolution do not conflict with Catholic teaching, Pope Francis said on Tuesday.

Scientists come closer to unveil why matter exceeds antimatter in universe
Scientists come closer to unveil why matter exceeds antimatter in universe

Scientists have come closer in understanding why the universe contains more matter than antimatter.

Pope says Big Bang theory does not contradict Christianity

Pope Francis Monday said the "Big Bang" theory as a model for the origin of the Universe "does not rule out the intervention of a divine Creator, but rather demands it" and that "the origin of the world is not a product of chaos, but is derived directly from the supreme power that created love."

Star-forming galaxies help in understanding 'universe'
Star-forming galaxies help in understanding 'universe'

Scientists have made a better understanding of how the universe began, by studying radiation leaks of star-forming galaxies in the universe.

Incheon Asian Games: Closing Ceremony - As it happened...
Incheon Asian Games: Closing Ceremony - As it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of the Closing Ceremony of 17th Asian Games.

Astrophysicists try to find how early universe produced chemical elements
Astrophysicists try to find how early universe produced chemical elements

Astrophysicists are trying to shed light on how thousand variants of chemical elements were produced in the early universe.

Big Bang's 'lithium mystery' remains a mystery
Big Bang's 'lithium mystery' remains a mystery

Scientists have revealed that astrophysics are still clueless about the quantities of lithium predicted to have resulted from the Big Bang which were not found to be actually present in stars, known as the "lithium problem".

Understanding formation of galaxies could solve mystery of dark matter

Scientists have revealed that a new supercomputer simulation have shown the evolution of our "local Universe" from the Big Bang to the present day, and has also improved the chances of understanding dark matter.

Big Bang breakthrough: Scientists differ on BICEP2 findings

Earlier in March, astronomers announced that they had discovered the gravitational ripples in space-time that are echoes of the massive expansion of the universe that took place just after the Big Bang.

Light from star explosion 12 bn years ago detected

In what could provide new insight into the structure of the early universe, light from the enormous explosion of a star more than 12 billion years ago - shortly after the Big Bang - was recently seen reaching earth.

Massive burst of light from huge explosion soon after Big Bang reaches Earth

Researchers have said that intense light from an enormous explosion of a star more than 12 billion years ago - shortly after the Big Bang - recently reached Earth and was visible in the sky.

Big Bang signal too weak to be significant: Study

The signal of Big Bang ripples announced in March this year was too weak to be significant, two separate analyses say, suggesting the astronomers had jumped the gun.

Magnetic fingerprint of our galaxy revealed

Researchers have created a map using data from the Planck Space Telescope.

Revealed: How our galaxies are connected

Know how galaxies across the universe are connected? Opening a new chapter in unlocking this mystery, for the first time, astronomers have taken unprecedented images of the intergalactic medium (IGM) - the diffuse gas that connects galaxies.

Astronomers discover echoes from expansion after Big Bang

Astronomers have discovered ripples in the fabric of space-time that are echoes of the massive expansion of the universe that took place just after the Big Bang.

Some galaxies in early universe grew up quickly

A team of researchers has discovered the most distant examples of galaxies that were already mature and massive.