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Hubble finds universe is expanding faster than expected. JUNE 2, 2016: the latest measurements of our runaway universe suggest that it is expanding faster than astronomers thought. The consequences could be very significant for our understanding of the shadowy contents of our unruly universe. It may mean that dark energy is shoving galaxies away from each other with even greater, or growing, strength. Or, the early cosmos may contain a new type of sub- atomic particle referred to as dark…

The Universe Is Expanding Faster Than Scientists Thought. Illustration showing the three steps astronomers used to measure the universe's expansion rate to an unprecedented accuracy, reducing the total uncertainty to percent.

Scientists puzzled for decades as to why their equations did not explain the observed universe and why the infinitesimally small scale did not match the astronomically large universe ? Then then factored in Dark matter and it's polar opposite Dark energy and then computer simulations make sense BUT it's all theory, since Dark material cannot be observed but its effect on visible celestial bodies confirm their existence through billions of pieces of data extrapolated by astronomers number…

Dark Energy Dark Matter The two largest pieces of the Universe that we know the least about, yet nothing less than the ultimate fate of the Universe will be determined by them. (Illustration: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss) The Universe in a Jelly Bean Jar

Alternative à la théorie du Big Bang

Nearly 14 billion years ago, due to a random fluctuation in a completely empty void, a universe exploded into existence. Scientists call this the Big Bang theory for the origin of the universe. But there are other theories .

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Funny pictures about Andromeda's actual size. Oh, and cool pics about Andromeda's actual size. Also, Andromeda's actual size.

Oct. 13, 2016 Hubble Reveals Observable Universe Contains 10 Times More Galaxies Than Previously Thought

Hubble Finds 10 Times More Galaxies Than Thought

This Hubble Space Telescope view reveals thousands of galaxies stretching back into time across billions of light-years of space. The image covers a portion of a large galaxy census called the Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey (GOODS).

50 Amazing facts about our Moon -- info graphic, #teaching #space #science

50 Amazing Facts About the Moon [Infographic]

50 Amazing Facts About the Moon [Infographic] Infographic is one of the best Infographics created in the Science category. Check out 50 Amazing Facts About the Moon [Infographic] now!

So is that why women are always "right"? ;P

Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise. At last, the answer to the vexing question that caused so many sleepless nights! It also has NO moons.

How many people have seen this view?

Solar eclipse from the Moon Earth is surrounded with a red-tinted haze as sunlight streams through the planets dusty atmosphere. composite illustration: Hana Gartstein cosmos-the-universe