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Cosmic 'Swirls' May Shed New Light On Birth Of Universe

| Adrian Cho | Posted 07.29.2013 | Science

Scientists have spotted swirling patterns in the radiation lingering from the big bang, the so-called cosmic microwave background (CMB). The observati...

'Unique Experiment' May Let Scientists Eyeball Black Holes | Clara Moskowitz | Posted 07.16.2013 | Science

Black holes are essentially invisible, but astronomers are developing technology to image the immediate surroundings of these enigmas like never befo...

LOOK: Newly-Discovered Galaxy May Be Most Massive Ever

Posted 08.15.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 08/15/2012 01:04 PM EDT on An extraordinary cluster of faraway galaxies is shattering or challenging a ...