Is our part of the universe a tiny and atypical fragment of a vast archipelago of universes? “By the end of this century, we should be be able to ask whether or not we live in a multiverse, and how much variety its constituent “universes” display. The answer to this question will determine how we should interpret the “biofriendly” universe in which we live (sharing it with any aliens with whom we might one day make contact),” according to Lord Martin Rees, Great Britain’s premier cosmologist and astrophysicist.
Today’s stories range from Who Were the Fist Humans to Our Search for Quantum Meaning to a 419-Million-Year-Old Chinese Fossil Shows Human Middle Ear Evolved From Fish Gills, and much more.
Today’s stories range from The James Webb is About to Take Us to the “Edge of Time” to 4 Signs of Alien Tech That Could Lead Us to Extraterrestrial Life, and much more. “The Galaxy Report” brings you news of space and science that has the capacity to provide clues to the mystery of our existence and adds a much needed cosmic perspective in our current Anthropocene Epoch.
“In Big Bang cosmology, the cosmic microwave background (CMB) is in some sense a map of fluctuations thought to be linked to variations in the matter density of the primordial expansion of the universe,” explains Harvard astronomer Matthew Ashby in an email to The Daily Galaxy about the formation of massive galaxy clusters from the cosmic web of filaments, nodes, and voids, with the nodes being clusters of galaxies. “Their amplitude is very small. But, because they trace fluctuations in the primordial density of matter, they will grow over cosmic time through the action of gravity. And for that reason, massive coherent structures such as galaxy cluster SPT2349-56, the most massive objects in the modern Universe, are of great interest, being among the very first to form (that is, collapse) out of those ancient fluctuations.
Today’s stories range from An ocean below Earth’s crust could be key to a habitable planet to Canada to share UFO info with the US to How animals perceive the World to Moore’s Law– Homo Sapiens may be the Milky Way’s first intelligent civilization, and much more.
Today’s stories range from Why Einstein is a “peerless genius” and Hawking is an “ordinary genius” to Bizarre dwarf galaxy discovery to Superweapon of the Cosmos that could melt you from 1,000 km away, and much more.
“3D data will revolutionize our understanding of star formation in our galaxy by allowing us to chart where stars fall in relation to dense gas,” wrote Harvard astrophysicist Michael Foley in an email to The Daily Galaxy. “By doing so, we can study a number of outstanding questions, such as how stellar feedback (the ways in which stars affect their environments throughout their lives) either inhibits or promotes new star formation. Using 3D data, we have found that many famous star-forming regions in our solar neighborhood, such as Orion, fall on the edges of bubbles of gas and dust swept up by supernova explosions.
Today’s stories range from What ‘Happy the Elephant’s’ Legal Case Tells Us About the Future of Animal Rights to A Gull Flaps Its Wings and a Deadly Virus Explodes to Cryptocurrency and the “Greater Fool” Theory to Elon Musk on Alien Life, and much more.