UNIVERSE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/UNIVERSE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Astronomers: Gravitational waves from the dawn of time detected http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57695750-68/universe-waves-gravitational-theory.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57695750-68/universe-waves-gravitational-theory.html.csp">Astronomers: Gravitational waves from the dawn of time detected</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Joel Achenbach</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T20:03:02.668-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 08:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BC-BIGBANG,1207 Big-bang theory gets a big boost: Evidence that cosmos were created in split second ATTN: Science, National editors; with one graphic (TPN) Joel Achenbach (c) 2014, The Washington Post In the beginning, the universe got very big very fast, transforming itself in a fraction of an instant from something almost infinitesimally small to something imponderably vast, a cosmos so huge that no one will ever be able to see it all. This is the premise of an idea called cosmic inflation - ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57695750@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:03:02 MDT Evidence spotted for universe’s early growth spurt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57693455-68/universe-inflation-pattern-bang.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57693455-68/universe-inflation-pattern-bang.html.csp">Evidence spotted for universe’s early growth spurt</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MALCOLM RITTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T16:42:51.036-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 04:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Researchers say they have spotted evidence that a split-second after the Big Bang, the newly formed universe ballooned out at a pace so astonishing that it left behind ripples in the fabric of the cosmos. If confirmed, experts said, the discovery would be a major advance in the understanding of the early universe. Although many scientists already believed that an initial, extremely rapid growth spurt happened, they have long sought the type of evidence cited in the new study. The resu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576934552014-03-17T16:42:51.036-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-17T16:42:51.036-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57693455@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:42:51 MDT Old ‘Cosmos’ vs. new ‘Cosmos’: Who’s the king of the universe? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57665057-223/cosmos-data-hide-true.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57665057-223/cosmos-data-hide-true.html.csp">Old ‘Cosmos’ vs. new ‘Cosmos’: Who’s the king of the universe?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Chris Taylor </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Mashable</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T11:50:51.681-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 11:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This is a beautiful thing for the cause of science education, of course, but you’ll forgive us old-time Sagan fans for being wary of the interloper — as wary as Doctor Who fans are every time that show replaces the lead actor they’ve become comfortable with. &lt;freeform&gt; &lt;script data-hide-title=”true” data-hide-byline=”true” data-hide-footnotes=”true” data-hide-embed=”true” type=”text/javascript” src=”http://cdn.spundge.com/embed/stories/15909/”&gt;&lt;/script&gt;&lt;noscript&gt;&lt;h1&gt...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57665057@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:50:51 MDT