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

Radio Programs

WFIRST Unwrapping a Christmas present March 17, 2016

James Webb Telescope Looking for the first galaxies March 16, 2016

Arrow of Time Going forward in time February 16, 2016

Back to Work A giant experiment goes back to work March 5, 2015

Big Bang Starting a universe with a bang November 18, 2014

COBE Deciphering the static of the early universe November 17, 2014

Great Wall A wall of galaxies across the universe November 16, 2014

Setting a Date Zeroing in on the Big Bang May 12, 2013

Future Skies The universe in the year one trillion August 29, 2011

Cosmic Inflation IV Fast expansion in past and future June 17, 2011

Cosmic Inflation III Universes without end June 16, 2011

Cosmic Inflation II A "lumpy" recipe for the universe... June 15, 2011

Cosmic Inflation Giving the universe a big push June 14, 2011

Featured Images

COBE view of the cosmic microwave background

Afterglow November 18, 2014

Simulation of the early universe

Tangled Web May 10, 2014

The Standard Model

Building Blocks June 27, 2013

Portion of Hubble Extreme Deep Field

Extreme Astronomy September 25, 2012

Cosmic Inflation

A Big Push June 15, 2011