Big Bang

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Updates Coming To CBS Primetime Schedule

CBS is making some updates to its fall primetime schedule.


The detailed, all-sky picture of the infant universe created from microwave sky measurements. The image reveals 13.77 billion year old temperature fluctuations (shown as color differences) that correspond to the seeds that grew to become the galaxies. Photo from NASA via Wikimedia Commons.

UM Physicist On Her Big Bang Model’s Validation: ‘Woo hoo!’

It’s not every day you get a “woo hoo!” out of a physicist. But that’s just what happened earlier this week, when a University of Michigan physicist’s 25-year-old theory turned out to be one of the few models that explain the formation of the universe based on new information about rapid expansion of the universe just after the Big Bang.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2014

Oldest Galaxy

Matt’s Favorites: Oldest Galaxy Yet And Much More

So what’s the latest and greatest in the fabulous world of tech and science as the Tech Tour heads into its home stretch? Well, let’s dodge the early season snow and sleet to check out these gems…

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2013

Panda Bat

Matt’s Favorites: The Big Bang For Dummies, Google After Death, Zuckerberg Gets Political, Panda Bats, And Much More

And what’s the latest from the tech world on this soggy ol’ Friday? Here, take a towel and dry off, and check out these dandies…

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013

A new study found an excess of counter-clockwise rotating or "left-handed" spiral galaxies like this one, compared to their right-handed counterparts. This provides evidence that the universe does not have mirror symmetry. Photo: NASA, via UM

UM: Universe May Have Been Born Spinning

Physicists and astronomers have long believed that the universe has mirror symmetry, like a basketball. But recent findings from the University of Michigan suggest that the shape of the Big Bang might be more complicated than previously thought, and that the early universe spun on an axis.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2011

Wayne State Prof Aids Study Of Early Universe

A Wayne State University researcher has devised a groundbreaking measurement technique that could vastly improve physicists’ understanding of the first microsecond of the Big Bang and provide insight to fundamental questions about the universe.