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Galaxies millions of light years away seem to be connected by an unseen network of massive intergalactic structures, which force them to synchronize in ways that can’t be explained by existing astrophysics, Vice reports. The discoveries could force us to rethink our fundamental understanding of the universe.   “The observed coherence must have some relationship
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The Universe is expanding much faster than scientists predicted, and nobody knows why. A team of researchers has confirmed this dilemma with data gathered using a new telescope technology that relies on shape-shifting mirrors. According to their study, which was published last month in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, precise measurements of
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It’s a lovely thought – a tunnel connecting two regions of space-time, a sort of cosmic shortcut. Such wormholes are mostly thought to belong in the realm of science fiction, since if one happened to actually form in our Universe, physics dictates it would be unstable and collapse immediately.   But supposing they could and
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The Universe bathes in a sea of light, from the blue-white flickering of young stars to the deep red glow of hydrogen clouds. Beyond the colors seen by human eyes, there are flashes of x-rays and gamma rays, powerful bursts of radio, and the faint, ever-present glow of the cosmic microwave background.   The cosmos is
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NASA made history Friday morning when astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir stepped outside the International Space Station to replace a faulty battery charger. The all-female spacewalk — the first of its kind “in human history,” the agency said — began at 7:38 am Eastern time as the two American astronauts set their suits to