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Planck Space Observatory Unveils the Coldest Regions of Our Galaxy

Giant filaments of cold dust stretching through the coldest regions of our Galaxy are revealed in new images, released today (17th March), from ESA’s (European Space Agency) Planck satellite. Analysing these structures could help to determine the forces that shape our Galaxy and trigger...

Published on 17 March 2010, 07:41

High-Precision Measurements Confirm Cosmologists’ Standard View of Universe

Menlo Park, Calif.—A detailed picture of the seeds of structures in the universe has been unveiled by an international team co-led by Sarah Church of the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, jointly located at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory...

Published on 2 November 2009, 13:24

NIST Super-Sensors to Measure ‘Signature’ of Inflationary Universe

BOULDER, Colo.—What happened in the first trillionth of a trillionth of a trillionth of a second after the Big Bang? Super-sensitive microwave detectors, built at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), may soon help scientists find out. The new sensors, described today...

Published on 4 May 2009, 09:11