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New Galaxy Redshift Distance Record (z=11) Seriously Threatens Big Bang models

A new record distance to a huge galaxy named GN-z11 has been observed and measured. It is dramatically farther than the previous distance holder. The constantly amazing Hubble Space telescope measured its distance spectroscopically at a Spectral line Redshift of … Continue reading

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Accelerating Universe ? — Not so Fast*

Maybe the rush to embrace an Accelerating Universe and Dark Energy was a bit too hasty. New analysis shows that the rulers used to measure Supernova 1A brightness curves were unknowingly measuring two different types of Supernova 1As (1) with … Continue reading

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The Universe’s children: Born as lively teenagers and older than their parents!

(c) Copyright 2013 Louis MarmetThe WMAP estimate of the age of the Universe, 13.77 ± 0.06 Gyr (billion years), is challenged once again by two recent publications. The study of a nearby star shows that it is older than the … Continue reading

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Good Fun: For Two Years an Article here Voted One of Best Science Articles of the Year

For the second year in a row an article from this CosmologyScience.com website was voted one of the best science blog articles of the year at 3-Quarks Daily. This is thanks to friends, colleagues and you readers. This year articles … Continue reading

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Cosmic Microwave Radiation Surprise

(c) Copyright 2012 David Dilworth What gives more detailed images (higher resolution) – an iPhone or the COBE satellite camera used to propel Big Bang into the leading Cosmology concept? News Flash: (June 17, 2012) This article was just voted … Continue reading

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Is Dark Matter “The Emperor’s New Clothes?”

“To claim that you have simulated the Big Bang is like a schoolboy claiming after winning a high jump medal that he is close to jumping on to the moon.” Esteemed Cosmologist Professor Emeritus Jayant V. Narlikar reports from a … Continue reading

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Observation of two early yet mature galaxies: Rare objects or is Big Bang model inaccurate?

Observation of two early yet mature galaxies: Rare objects or is Big Bang model inaccurate? (c) Copyright 2011 Louis Marmet News Flash: (June 12, 2012) This article was just nominated as one of the best science blog articles of the … Continue reading

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Can Dark Money Theory Explain World Economic Crisis? (spoof)

Here’s a fun article comparing the claims that 96% of the Universe (matter and energy) is missing according to Big Bang conjecture and that 96% of the world’s cash that is missing due to derivatives.

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Inflation’s Problems explained well

Here’s a very clear article in (relatively) plain English explaining problems with the Cosmological Inflation conjecture by Sean Carroll in Discovery Magazine. While I disagree with the author’s conclusion that the final ingredients of a “settled” cosmology hypothesis will include … Continue reading

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Higgs Boson – Imaginary Particle Remains Science Fiction – Big Bang Weakens Further

The voice you hear getting louder is Brünnhilde practicing Götterdämmerung. Thats because the search is all but over for “the most sought-after particle in modern physics” – the Higgs Boson. Update: In March 2013, while there are a few loose … Continue reading

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News: International Astronomical Union has no Definition for Big Bang

IAU has no Definition for Big Bang (c) copyright 2011 David Dilworth “…the [Big Bang] definition is a mess.” – Prof. P. James E. Peebles, Princeton University, Feb. 2011 News: (Carmel, California) The world’s most widely respected astrophysics organization, the … Continue reading

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Rubber Rulers: Fundamental Astrophysics Distance Tool Not Constant

News: A fundamental astrophysics distance tool called Cepheid stars are newly discovered to vary in brightness and mass with age. “Everything crumbles in cosmology studies if you don’t start up with the most precise measurements of Cepheids possible,” said Cepheid … Continue reading

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