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New model to explain the current accelerated expansion of the cosmos

A new model to explain the present accelerated expansion of the universe has been proposed. Contrasting existing models, this model does not need any form of dark energy or modified gravity approaches. Nonetheless, there is a price to pay: we

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Primordial Black Holes Can Explain Merely a Fraction of Dark Matter

What is Dark Matter? That question is a regularfixture in discussions about the nature of the Cosmos. There are several proposed explanations for dark matter, both within the Standard Model and exterior to it.One proposed constituent of dark matter is

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‘We’re trying to find the shape of space’: astrophysicists wonder if the cosmos is like a doughnut

Rather than stretching to infinity and beyond, the universe may have a topology that can eventually be mapped We may be existing in a doughnut. It may sound like Homer Simpson’s fever dream, but that could in fact be the

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One of the most powerful magnets in the Cosmos came to life – and our theories can’t quite explain it

After remaining silent for a decade, one of the most powerful magnets in the cosmos abruptly burst back to life in late 2018. The reawakening of this “magnetar” named XTE J1810-197, a city-sized star born from a supernova explosion, was

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The shy man who changed our understanding of the Cosmos – Peter Higgs

Prof Peter Higgs will be best known for that mysterious-sounding substance nicknamed the 'God particle' - or just simply, and probably more widely, the Higgs boson. He came up with the radical idea in the 1960s when he desired to

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How we know the Cosmos is 13.8 billion years old?

The Cosmos is 13.8 billion years old, going back to the hot Big Bang. But was that really the beginning, and is that actually its age? KEY TAKEAWAYS ·         If we calculate from the start of the hot Big Bang,

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“Extremely Exciting” Gravitational Wave from the Far Side Of Universe Detected

The astounding discovery was made by The LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA (LVK) Collaboration bymonitoring spacetime distortions. In a fresh intergalactic discovery, an "extremely exciting" gravitational-wave signal from the far side of the universehas been detected by scientists. The researchers stumbled upon ripples running

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A Teasing ‘Hint’ That Astrophysicists Got Dark Energy All Wrong

Researchers may have discovered a major error in their understanding of that enigmatic cosmic force. That could be great news for the fate of the universe. On Thursday, astronomers who are carrying out what they label as the biggest and

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How do animals react to eclipses? Aid NASA find out.

A colossal citizen science project isall set to study how the animal kingdom responds to April 8’s total solar eclipse. Tens of millions of sky-watchers are expected to witness the total solar eclipse above North America on 8th April. Shrieks,

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What are the real colors of images from the JWST?

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has earned fame for capturing our universe with unparalleled precision and sensitivity. Its images are beautiful apart from being scientifically useful. From the pink, purple and orange of Cassiopeia A to the gold and

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