Kavli Institute for Partical Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) scientist Ralf Kaehler, at work here in the "Vizlab," and colleagues use computer visualizations to simulate and study the formation and evolution of the Universe.
(Matt Beardsley/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
An analysis of the first three years of Dark Energy Survey data is consistent with predictions from the current best model of the universe. Nevertheless, hints remain from DES and other experiments that matter in the current universe is a...
SLAC cosmologists are using multiple images of the same quasars, produced by massive galaxies’ gravitational pull, to calibrate cosmic distances. Their work may help resolve long-standing debates about how quickly the universe is expanding.