Universe

A view of nearly 10,000 galaxies are seen in a Hubble Telescope composite photograph. The Hubble Ultra Deep Field (HUDF) photograph is a composite of a million one-second exposures and reveals galaxies from the time shortly after the big bang.  (Photo by NASA/Getty Images)

Study: Universe May Have Had No Beginning At All

Big Bang? What Big Bang? In a new theory, researchers suggest that the start of the universe may have involved no bang at all.

02/26/2015

Astronomers say the biggest gamma ray burst ever recorded will help them understand how black holes are formed. (Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center)

Astronomers Excited About “Monster” Cosmic Blast

Astronomers say the biggest gamma ray burst ever recorded will help them understand how black holes are formed.

11/22/2013

Quasar, or feeding black hole. (credit: NASA/ESAvia Getty Images)

Rocket to Study When First Stars, Galaxies Were Formed

Researchers are studying data on galaxy creation collected by an experiment launched from Virginia’s Wallops Island Flight Facility.

06/06/2013