View Full Version : Peering into the First Moments After the Big Bang

2005-Sep-15, 01:35 AM
SUMMARY: British astronomers have used a radio telescope called the Very Small Array to probe the cosmic background radiation; an afterglow from the Big Bang that gives insights into the rapid expansion of the early Universe. By combining their results with data from the WMAP satellite, they were able to see how the expansion went when the Universe was only 10(-35) seconds old. They found that temperature and density varied much wider than traditional estimates.

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