The study of the birth, evolution, and fate of the universe.

Radio Programs

Back to Work A giant experiment goes back to work Friday, March 6, 2015
Big Bang Starting a universe with a bang Wednesday, November 19, 2014
COBE Deciphering the static of the early universe Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Great Wall A wall of galaxies across the universe Monday, November 17, 2014
Setting a Date Zeroing in on the Big Bang Monday, May 13, 2013
Future Skies The universe in the year one trillion Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Cosmic Inflation IV Fast expansion in past and future Saturday, June 18, 2011
Cosmic Inflation III Universes without end Friday, June 17, 2011
Cosmic Inflation II A "lumpy" recipe for the universe Thursday, June 16, 2011
Cosmic Inflation Giving the universe a big push Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Featured Images

COBE view of the cosmic microwave background
Afterglow Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Simulation of the early universe
Tangled Web Saturday, May 10, 2014
The Standard Model
Building Blocks Thursday, June 27, 2013
Portion of Hubble Extreme Deep Field
Extreme Astronomy Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Cosmic Inflation
A Big Push Wednesday, June 15, 2011


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