Universe

Physicist claims humankind is 'alone' in Universe

Brian Cox recently expressed that the process which created mankind on the Earth was a fluke, so it is highly unlikely that it would have occurred again.

Oct 28, 2014, 11:59 AM IST

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."

Oct 28, 2014, 09:47 AM IST

POLARBEAR uncovers cosmic clues about Universe

POLARBEAR, a team of seventy cosmologists, have succeeded in obtaining the most accurate measurement of cosmic microwave polarization till date by using a telescope high in Chile's Atacama Desert designed to capture the universe's oldest light.

Oct 26, 2014, 15:55 PM IST

Hawking joins Facebook, wants people to be 'curious'

The famous theoretical physicist professor Stephen Hawking is now on Facebook, asking fans to be "curious".

Oct 25, 2014, 11:14 AM IST

First ever 3D map for Universe shows how it evolved

Scientists have, for the very first time, created a three-dimensional map of the 'adolescent' universe, which shows the evolution of galaxies over 11 billion years.

Oct 17, 2014, 12:28 PM IST

Mystery of last universal common ancestor solved

Scientists have solved a four billion-year-old mystery surrounding the one common ancestor of all life on Earth.

Oct 13, 2014, 00:14 AM IST

A new method to study the evolution of the universe

In an effort to better understand how the universe evolved, a study co-authored by an Indian-origin scientist used a method to measure radiation leaks in large, star-forming galaxies in the universe.

Oct 11, 2014, 11:58 AM IST

Dark matter may be half than earlier believed

Scientists have revealed that new measurement of dark matter in the Milky Way suggests that there is half as much of the mysterious substance as previously thought.

Oct 10, 2014, 18:01 PM IST

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.

Oct 10, 2014, 13:15 PM IST

NASA selects seven teams to decode universe mysteries

NASA has awarded nearly $50 million to seven research teams for studying the origin, evolution, distribution and future of life in the universe.

Oct 07, 2014, 11:27 AM IST

Metal-poor star reveals formation of early universe

A newly-discovered iron-poor star has provided great insight about the early universe where the first generation of stars and galaxies formed.

Sep 25, 2014, 14:42 PM IST

Mystery behind brightest objects in universe solved

Quasars are the brightest objects in the universe and display a mysterious diversity in their appearance that has puzzled astronomers for over two decades. Scientists believe that the mystery can now be solved.

Sep 14, 2014, 15:26 PM IST

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.

Sep 11, 2014, 18:25 PM IST

Stephen Hawking: God particle could wipe out the universe

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Sep 08, 2014, 10:30 AM IST

Breakthrough in research on mysterious `dark matter`

A new model has been proposed for the mysterious 'dark matter,' which as per the scientists makes 80 percent of the substance of our universe.

Sep 05, 2014, 19:27 PM IST

What brightens up the universe?

 Does ultraviolet light, that bathes the cosmos, come from numerous but faint galaxies or from a smaller number of quasars? The answer may not be too far in the future.

Aug 27, 2014, 19:38 PM IST

Is the Universe a 2D Hologram?

A new experiment has been recently launched that may soon be able to provide proof regarding whether the universe is a 2D Hologram or not.

Aug 27, 2014, 10:49 AM IST

Universe`s earliest stars were monstrous: Study

Little is known about the universe`s earliest stars but if we believe astronomers, they might have been hundreds of times more massive than the sun.

Aug 23, 2014, 20:18 PM IST

New survey launched to discover `life story` of nearby galaxies

A new survey has been launched that would provide a deeper insight into the life history of the nearby galaxies in the universe.

Aug 19, 2014, 11:20 AM IST