“The Supervoid” –Scientists Probe the Cause of the Largest Structure in the Cosmos

    At the most distant reaches of the observable universe exists one of the great enigmas of Big Bang cosmology: the cosmic microwave background (CMB) Cold Spot. In 2004, astronomers examining a map of the primordial radiation leftover from the Big Bang (the cosmic microwave background, or CMB) discovered the Cold Spot, a larger-than-expected … Continue reading “The Supervoid” –Scientists Probe the Cause of the Largest Structure in the Cosmos