WASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers call it the monster. It was the biggest and brightest cosmic explosion ever witnessed. Had it been closer, Earth would have been toast. Orbiting telescopes got the fireworks show of a […]
LONDON (AP) — Nobel Prize-winning scientist Peter Higgs says he is hoping to fully retire next year at the age of 85 — and that he once turned down a knighthood. Last week, Higgs won […]
(AP) – Through the millennia, humans have asked: How did everything come into existence? Modern science’s answer is the Big Bang Theory, which posits that the universe sprang in an instant from a sub-atomic fragment.
PARIS (AP) – New results from a look into the split second after the Big Bang indicate the universe is 80 million years older than previously thought.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – A galaxy once considered the oldest has reclaimed its title. Poring through Hubble Space Telescope photos, a scientific team recalculated the galaxy’s age and determined it is 13.3 billion years old – not a mere 13.2 billion.