Can cosmic inflation be ruled out?

Newswise – Astrophysicists say cosmic inflation – A point in the early universe when space-time expanded exponentially, and what physicists are really referring to when they talk about the “Big Bang” – can in principle be dismissed in a way that is free of assumptions. The astrophysicists, from the University of Cambridge, the University of … Read more

A powerful and bright explosion of gamma rays has been detected

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. Explore the universe with news of amazing discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN – Multiple space and ground telescopes experienced one of the brightest explosions in space when they reached Earth on October 9. The explosion may be one of the most powerful ever recorded by telescopes. Gamma … Read more

Spiral galaxy captured in “unprecedented detail” by the Webb Telescope

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. Explore the universe with news of amazing discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN – A dazzling spiral galaxy located 29 million light-years from Earth appears in “unprecedented detail” in a new image released by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. The Galaxy “bones”which are usually obscured by dust, are … Read more