Cosmology

  • CDM: Cold Dark Matter Problems

    The Cold Dark Matter model is one of the most accepted models proposed to overcome the short comings of Hot Dark Matter theory in the evolution of the Universe. Read on the find the problems with CDM: Cold Dark Matter.
    By Reeja Mathew October 23, 2010 

  • Dark Matter & Dark Energy, Are They the Same?

    Dark matter and dark energy comprise 96% of our universe. Let's take a look at how these ingredients differ from one another and their effect upon the visible universe.
    By Todd McCall October 13, 2010 

  • How Old is the Universe?

    What is the age of the Universe? It is a question which appeals to people from all backgrounds. Both the atheists and believers are trying to find an answer to this question. If you've ever wondered just how old the Universe is take a look at...
    By Reeja Mathew September 26, 2010 


  • CNES' PHARAO Project – Cesium Atomic Clock to Test Einstein’s Theory of Relativity

    Einstein’s theory of relativity will be put to the test in a micro-gravitational environment by CNES’ PHARAO¹ project, scheduled to launch in 2013 as part of the European ACES² project. Theoretical physics, metrology, and atomic...
    By VinceSummers September 7, 2010 

  • The 11th Dimension--Dualities, Branes and Multiple Universes

    As physicists grappled with the five string theories, they began to see connections between them. There were dualities between the strong and weak forces in separate theories that made them equivalent. It seemed they were all special cases of one main...
    By George Adcock September 4, 2010 

  • Expanding Universe and the Mysterious Force of Dark Energy

    We know that the universe is expanding, but do you know that the rate of this expansion is increasing? Why? Because a strong mysterious force is stretching the universe and the space-time which puts gravity to shame. This mysterious force is called...
    By Mushfiq June 18, 2010 


  • What is a Multiverse?

    While there are many theories about multiverses, some of them are stranger than fiction. This article throws a little light on the perplexing multiverse theory, including the many-worlds interpretation, bubble theory and the M-theory.
    By Anurag Ghosh May 27, 2010 

  • What are Quasars? Definition of Quasars and Facts

    Interesting facts about some of the most distant objects in the universe. Learn more about QUASistellAR radio sources (Quasars).
    By informationishere May 15, 2010 

  • The Copernican Revolution

    The Copernican Revolution changed the way the world viewed its place in the universe. It introduced the concept of the heliocentric model of the solar system that predicted the Earth revolved around the Sun. Previous models stated that the Earth was the...
    By Jason C. Chavis March 29, 2010 

  • Assumptions of Cosmology: What We Think We Know

    What you know can hurt you, and what you don't know will for sure. Learn a little about the 3 main cosmological principles that are the foundation for our understanding of the universe. We assume they are right, but are they? Let's find out...
    By Torquato Tasso February 27, 2010 
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