Universe

Most distant quasar with powerful radio jets discovered

With the help of the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT), astronomers have discovered and studied in detail the most distant source of radio emission known to date….

Supercomputer turns back cosmic clock

Astronomers have tested a method for reconstructing the state of the early Universe by applying it to 4000 simulated universes using the ATERUI II supercomputer at the National Astronomical Observatory…

First study with CHEOPS data describes one of the most extreme planets in the universe

CHEOPS keeps its promise: Observations with the space telescope reveal details of the exoplanet WASP-189b – one of the most extreme planets known. CHEOPS is a joint mission by the…

The measurements of the expansion of the universe don't add up

Physicists use two types of measurements to calculate the expansion rate of the universe, but their results do not coincide, which may make it necessary to…

HKU astronomy research team unveils one origin of globular clusters around giant galaxies

Globular clusters are the oldest visible objects in the Universe – each contains hundreds of thousands to occasionally over ten million stars all born at…

Giant neutrino telescope to open window to ultra-high-energy universe

A decades-old mystery: where are the most energetic particles coming from?

Hubble sees the brightest quasar in the early Universe

Astronomers using data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have discovered the brightest quasar ever seen in the early Universe — the light received from…

Journey to the Beginning of Time

In order to study the early Universe astronomers, have different methods at their disposal: One is to look to very large distances and therefore back in time,…

Scientific achievements during the operation of Lomonosov satellite

The Lomonosov Project is a large-scale scientific and educational space project of Lomonosov Moscow State University aimed at studying space phenomena. In the…

A unique data centre for cosmological simulations

With current telescopes, scientists can observe our Universe’s galaxies and galaxy clusters and their distribution along an invisible cosmic web. From the…

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