Big Bang

That Gold Ring You're Wearing Was Created By An Explosion So Powerful It Bent The Universe

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.10.2017 | UK Tech

While it’s true that we are in fact all made of stars, tracing the origins of every element on the periodic table has led to us asking more question...

Half Of The Missing Matter In The Universe Has Been Found

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK Tech

Despite having a pretty good understanding of the universe there are still vast chunks of it that are just missing. For example, our current models of...

For The First Billion Years The Universe Had No Light In it, Then Something Changed

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 31.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When you think about the Big Bang, a moment of dramatic expansion that allowed the universe to exist as we know it, you don’t tend to imagine total ...

We Are All Floating Lost In A Directionless Universe, So Give Up Now

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK Tech

In case you were clinging to any hope that the earth isn’t just spinning around in a vast and directionless universe, let us shatter that illusion f...

Engineering a Career Path to the Top

Sakthy Selvakumaran | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Tech
Sakthy Selvakumaran

What better time to celebrate careers in engineering, and the often unsung contribution engineers and technicians make to societies all over the world? There really is no better time to make a unique contribution of your own.

Big Bang 'May Not Have Happened' Says Fringe Theory

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Tech

A new model of quantum mechanics has suggested that the Big Bang might not have actually happened. It’s a fringe theory at this point — the vast m...

'Smoking Gun' Evidence Of The Big Bang Was... Wrong

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Tech

A scientific paper hailed across the globe as ‘smoking gun’ evidence for the theory of cosmic inflation was probably wrong, a leak reported by the...

Putting God in a Box

Rob Owen Bell | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK
Rob Owen Bell

By blindly insisting the creation myth of the Semitic tribes who became the Jewish people is fact - and telling children it is a valid alternative to the Big Bang - evangelical Christians are attributing to God the lack of imagination that cripples their own view of both humanity and the wider universe.

Creationist Scientists Aren't Very Happy With The Big Bang Announcement

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Tech

The ground-breaking announcement that cosmologists had found an echo of the Big Bang has been rubbished - by a Creationist scientist. Dr. Danny Fau...

Inflation Discovery Could Confirm Existence Of Other Universes

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Tech

We already knew that the announcement this week of the first direct evidence of cosmic inflation could rock the foundations of science. We didn't r...

This Physicist Predicted Cosmic 'Holy Grail' 30 Years Ago. This Is The Moment He Found Out He Was Right.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Tech

In modern physics, no discovery or theory is made in isolation. Breakthrough findings -- like the so-called 'holy grail' evidence of cosmic inflation ...

British Physicist Hails 'The Most Significant Discovery For Years'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Tech

A leading British physicist has hailed the discovery of evidence of cosmic inflation as "the most significant discovery for years". "It's hugely ex...

Physicists Hail Cosmic 'Holy Grail'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Tech

An echo of the universe's cataclysmic birth has been detected by scientists in a landmark discovery described as the "Holy Grail" of cosmology. Bri...

The Big Bang Explained In One Easy-To-Follow Video

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Tech

The Big Bang - a pretty difficult concept to get your head round, right? How could there be absolutely nothing before it? How could everything come...

Moving Beyond The God Debate

John Sargeant | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
John Sargeant

As Aurelius states if there is such a being that comprehends like us virtue and the good life then they will understand my conclusions. I will not live my life fearing an unjust celestial being that needs appeasing by frivolous tokens of submission to outrages gestures. My intention is to try and live a good life without such an entity.

End Of The Big Bang?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Tech

An alternative theory to the Big Bang has been proposed - and it's as mind-blowing as it is totally hypothetical. The theory involves the universe ...

Stephen Hawking: 'The Big Bang Did Not Need God's Help'

Huffington Post UK/PA | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK Tech

The Big Bang was strange -- and we still don't understand it, said Professor Stephen Hawking in his latest speech. But whatever happened in the fi...

LISTEN: Ever Wondered What The Big Bang Sounded Like?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists have created a 'high fidelity' simulation of what the Big Bang sounded like. Despite there being no one around to hear it at the time, s...

Cosmic Dawn: Nasa Pictures Seven Galaxies At The Dawn Of Time

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Tech

Astronomers have photographed what could be the most ancient galaxy ever spotted in the universe. The picture is said to capture the "cosmic dawn" ...

Banking On Customers Being Mugs

Nick Abbot | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK
Nick Abbot

Bankers used to synonymous with boring. They used to be the most dull people on the high street, and by dull mean dependable, stolid, trustworthy. The most uptight, emotionally constipated and risk averse character in Dad's Army was a bank manager.

Mysterious Arc Of Light Lurking Deep In Space Discovered

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK Tech

A mysterious, gigantic arc of light residing behind a massive cluster of galaxies has been discovered by astronomers. It resides about 10bn light y...

Can Neutrinos Solve the Mystery of the Matter-Antimatter Unbalance?

Nicola Guttridge | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Tech
Nicola Guttridge

All evidence suggests that neutrinos have mass, but of such a small amount that it is assumed to be negligible. As they travel so fast, their mass must necessarily be tiny - this leads on to the physics controversy of 2011: the saga of the faster-than-light neutrinos.