#Dark Energy

A Potential Breakthrough in Astrophysics: Decoding the Universe Through Pulsar Timing Arrays

Deep Dive

A Potential Breakthrough in Astrophysics: Decoding the Universe Through Pulsar Timing Arrays The world of astrophysics is buzzing with excitement ahead of an announcement by the International Pulsar Timing Array (IPTA) this Thursday. Rumours are flying around that the announcement could revolutionise our understanding of the universe, physics,...

New experiment may solve the universe’s Dark energy mystery

Deep Dive

As an astronomer, there is no better feeling than achieving “first light” with a new instrument or telescope. It is the culmination of years of preparations and construction of new hardware, which for the first time collects light particles from an astronomical object. This is usually followed by...

Engineers create the Largest ever Virtual Universe

Long Read

Researchers from the University of Zurich have simulated the formation of our entire Universe on a supercomputer. This section of virtual universe - a billion light years across - shows how dark matter is distributed in space. Dark matter halos are the yellow clumps The computer model was...