Cosmology

Physicists find Genesis Footprints 13.8 billion years old

Assistant Professor Chao-Lin Kuo surprises Professor Andrei Linde with evidence that supports cosmic inflation theory. The discovery, made by Kuo and his colleagues at the BICEP2 experiment, represents the first images of gravitational waves, or ripples in space-time. These waves have been described as the “first tremors of the Big Bang.”

The Hubble Deep Field in 3D

[vimeo id=”20043289″] by Tony Darnell, DeepAstronomy.com Astronomers, in 1996, attempted something extraordinary. They pointed the Hubble Space Telescope into a part of the sky that seemed utterly empty, a patch devoid of any planets, stars and galaxies, this area was close to the Big Dipper, a very familiar constellation. The patch of sky was no bigger …

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Our Universe began billions of years ago

[vimeo id=”20182806″] by Tony Darnell, DeepAstronomy.com About a half a million years after the big bang, the cosmos began to cool, as it cooled, the hot subatomic particles that constituted the early universe began to slow down and stop colliding with each other long enough so that protons, neutrons and electrons could form. The universe …

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Bright daytime Meteor in 1945

by Dr. Ed Berry It was November 29, 1945, in Sacramento, California. I was ten-years old and outdoors playing ball with my friends. At 5:00 pm, it was still very light. Suddenly, I saw a bright meteor coming from the west. I pointed to the meteor and yelled to my friends. We watched in amazement as the meteor silently …

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