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Universe's New 'Baby Picture' May Reveal Details Of Big Bang

Posted 12.22.2012 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 12/21/2012 06:02 PM EST on Astronomers have released a new "baby picture" of the unive...

What Did Go 'Bang' in the Big Bang?

Mario Livio | Posted 01.09.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

Cosmologists have used the Big Bang theory to examine how the large-scale structure of the universe emerged from tiny fluctuations in the density of cosmic matter -- but the original model left some perplexing cosmic properties to chance.

How Did Our Universe Begin?

Mario Livio | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Mario Livio

I'm convinced that most readers have at least heard that we believe our universe started with a "Big Bang" -- a very hot and dense state. Why do we think that?