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Fresh Doubts Raised Over Sensational 'Wave' Discovery

natureheader | Ron Cowen | Posted 05.19.2014 | Science

The evidence for the primordial gravitational waves that caused a sensation when it was announced in March could be less strong than previously though...

Secrets Of Universe's Birth May Lurk In New Data

Space.com | Katia Moskvitch | Posted 02.01.2014 | Science

At first, there was nothing — complete and utter emptiness. Zero energy and zero matter. And then, out of this nothingness, the universe was born...

'Time Machine' Telescope Switched Off

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 10.25.2013 | Science

After hunting for the earliest clues about the evolution of the universe for more than four years, Europe's Planck Space Observatory has gone dark. ...

What Oldest Light Says About Birth Of Universe

Posted 05.28.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/28/2013 07:47 AM EDT on SPACE.com A map of the universe based on its oldest light is giving astronomers hope t...

Universe Older Than We Thought, Space Probe Data Suggest

AP | LORI HINNANT and SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.21.2013 | Science

PARIS -- A new examination of what is essentially the universe's birth certificate allows astronomers to tweak the age, girth and speed of the cosmos,...