The latest hi-res map of cosmic radiation suggests the universe is about billion years old, or older than previously thought. You can see fuzzier images of the radiation, called "snow," on any analog TV. from New Scientist
Dark energy is real, say astronomers — Dark energy, a mysterious substance thought to be speeding up the expansion of the Universe is really there, according to a team of astronomers at the University of Portsmouth and LMU University Munich.
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