Nearly 14 billion years ago, due to a random fluctuation in a completely empty void, a universe exploded into existence. Scientists call this the Big Bang theory for the origin of the universe. But there are other theories .
European Space Agency’s Planck space telescope looked back at the afterglow of the Big Bang, and those results have now added about 80 million years to the universe’s age, putting it at billion years old.
Beautiful to look upon and if you read the small text you will actually learn a few things that will help you appreciate how far man has come and how much further we will go in the near future. I mean, really, collecting energy from moon dust?
The age of the universe and its vast number of stars suggests that extraterrestrial life should be common. If that’s the case, then where is everyone? In this infographic we explore some possibilities.
Gravitational waves generated by cosmic inflation are the farthest signal back in time humanity can conceive of potentially detecting, which originate from the end of cosmic inflation and the very beginning of the hot Big Bang.