A new cosmic survey offers unprecedented view of galaxies

By the Office of the Dean for Research The universe has come into sharper focus with the release this week of new images from one of the largest telescopes in the world. A multinational collaboration led by the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan that includes Princeton University scientists has published a "cosmic census" of a … Continue reading A new cosmic survey offers unprecedented view of galaxies

Beautiful but strange: The dark side of cosmology (Science)

By Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research It's a beautiful theory: the standard model of cosmology describes the universe using just six parameters. But it is also strange. The model predicts that dark matter and dark energy – two mysterious entities that have never been detected — make up 95% of the universe, … Continue reading Beautiful but strange: The dark side of cosmology (Science)