X-ray studies of galaxy clusters tell us how the extremely hot gas is distributed within these gigantic structures. Looking at these clusters across different redshifts, what does one find?
Today’s ‘beyond’ bite takes you back to 2000, when a new telescope meant to survey the night sky takes the astrophysics community by storm.
A recently proposed theory of gravity that got the astrophysical community’s attention is put to tests by observations. Does it succeed? Let’s find out!
A classic paper on dark matter is brought to ‘light’ in this bite, discussing a discovery that provides one of the best evidences we have for non-baryonic matter in the universe.
Isotropy, and by extension the Cosmological Principle, is tested to its limits, by a new modeling study of CMB fluctuations from PLANCK. Are groundbreaking results seen?