Cosmic Microwave Background
ESA's Planck mission is yielding some surprising findings along with a beautiful new map of the Milky Way that breaks down some of the key elements of our galaxy. Data collected by the telescope is helping us unravel the secrets of the early universe.
ScienceA new study suggests that the amount of dark matter in the cosmos, the catalyst that facilitates the creation of new stars and galaxies, is decreasing as it interacts with dark energy. This would mean that the Universe could be destined to end up a desolate and nearly featureless place.