Astrophysics & Cosmology
An engineer at SLAC laboratory constructed a full-scale model of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope's cryostat in his spare time.
The recent BICEP2 discovery of evidence for cosmic inflation might point to new physics.
Scientists say collisions between dark matter particles might be the cause of a curious excess of gamma-ray light coming from the center of our galaxy.
The Cosmic Microwave Background, leftover light from the big bang, carries a wealth of information about the universe—for those who can read it.