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Mapping The Invisible Strands Of The Cosmic Web

    Mapping The Invisible Strands Of The Cosmic Web By Judith E Braffman-Miller On a clear, dark night, the sky above Earth blazes with the brilliant, distant fires of a million, billion, trillion stars–but starlight can be a liar. In fact, most of the Universe is dark–composed of mysterious, invisible material, the nature of which is unknown. Luminous objects,…

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A New Yardstick For New Physics

    A New Yardstick For New Physics By Judith E Braffman-Miller It is currently thought that the best explanation for how the Universe came to be is that it was born approximately 13.8 billion years ago in the wild, wonderful, and profoundly mysterious exponential inflation of the Big Bang–whereby it ballooned in size from that of an elementary particle…

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The Mystery Of The Most Distant Dark Heart

    The Mystery Of The Most Distant Dark Heart By Judith E Braffman-Miller When astronomers look deeper and deeper into Space, they are staring further and further back in time. This is because the more remote a shining object is in Space, the longer it has taken its fleeing beams of light to reach us. There is no known…

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Searching For The Culprit Behind The Universe’s Great Cold Spot

Searching For The Culprit Behind The Universe’s Great Cold Spot By Judith E Braffman-Miller The Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) radiation is the most ancient light that can be observed. This primordial, wandering light began its long, treacherous, mysterious journey nearly 14 billion years ago–and it is an almost-uniform background of radio waves that flow throughout the entire Universe. The CMB…

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The Strange Case Of The Pushy Void

The Strange Case Of The Pushy Void By Judith E Braffman-Miller Billions upon billions of galaxies, blazing with the furious, brilliant fires of a host of dazzling stars, trace out the heavy and gigantic filaments of the Great Cosmic Web–a structure that would otherwise be invisible to our eyes, were it not for these sparkling and revealing flecks of starlight….

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