Tagged: cosmic microwave background radiation

Micro to Macro - Micro to Macro

Ryan Ridden Jan 13, 2016

In our universe the incredibly tiny and the absolutely enormous are intertwined. In our everyday life there appears to be a clear distinction between the microscopic and macroscopic worlds, however, in many ways this is an illusion. We can begin to see how the two worlds connect by looking at the fundamental rules of the universe, as uncovered by physics … Read More

Planck telescope's first full-sky image of the universe - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Jul 06, 2010

A brief post, this, simply to alert everyone to this absolutely stunning image. The European Space Agency has a telescope called Planck.  This marvellous technological beastie was sent about a million miles into space in August last year and proceeded to take the next ten months or so scanning the sky. Read More