This important evidence could prove the existence of a black hole just 850 million years after the Big Bang
The brightest quasar in the early universe has been discovered
This extremely powerful and young galaxy was magnified, like a lens, by a foreground galaxy
Astronomers finally find the universe’s ‘missing matter’
Ordinary matter, or ‘baryons’, make up all physical objects in existence, from stars to the cores of black holes
Most distant black hole has been discovered
The supermassive object was observed just 680 million years after the Big Bang
Astronomers discover galaxy’s ‘cosmic gas barcode’ eight billion light years away
Researchers have confirmed that electromagnetism in a distant galaxy has the same strength as here on Earth
What is the history of the universe?
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Could the Big Bang have been a black hole?
We find out if our universe came from the high gravity objects known as black holes
Discovered: New type of quasar
A new class of quasar has given a team of astronomers more than they bargained for.
Rare trio of quasars uncovered
Quasars might be rare, but a team of astronomers have hit the jackpot by uncovering three of these distant objects.
What’s the brightest thing in the universe?
Find out what space phenomenon shines the brightest right here.