How Large is the Universe?

The universe has long captivated us with its immense scales of distance and time. How far out does it stretch? Where does it end, and what lies beyond the star fields and the streams of galaxies that extend as far as telescopes can see? These questions are beginning to yield to a series of extraordinary […]

Thunderbolts of the Gods | Official Movie

The Earth was once the center of the universe. It was flat. Then it was round and it circled the Sun. It was no longer the center of the universe. It was a tiny part of the Milky Way. The Milky Way was the only Galaxy. Except it wasn’t. It was only one of billions […]

Inside the Race to See the Edge of the Universe

We’re in the middle of a billion dollar telescope building boom. The Giant Magellan Telescope. Thirty Meter Telescope and Europe’s Extremely Large Telescope are all part of a new class of ground based observatories that will peer farther through space and further back in time. “Astronomers are not very good with names. First we built […]

SFN Launch Week; China’s Role in Space; 1st Contest Winner!

Hello Space Fans and welcome to another edition of Space Fan News. This has been a big week for launches: the United Launch Alliance sends up another ISS cargo supply rocket from Cape Canaveral that included some science experiments; Russia sends two more crew members to the International Space Station; and China launches its first […]

Wal Thornhill: No Islands in Our Electric Universe | Space News

Welcome to Space News from the Electric Universe, brought to you by The Thunderbolts Project™ at So, continuing our discussion on the so-called crisis in cosmology, let’s talk more about this latest announcement from the Keck Observatory which describes the latest verification of the anomalous accelerating expansion rate of the universe. For the first […]

Hubblecast 125 Light: Hubble Studies High-Energy Gamma Ray Burst

Hubble Studies High-Energy Gamma Ray Burst Gamma-ray bursts are the most powerful explosions in the Universe. They emit most of their energy in gamma-rays, light which is much more energetic than the visible light that we can see with our eyes. New observations from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have investigated the nature of the […]

Did Another Universe Exist Before This One? | Unveiled

Did Another Universe Exist Before Us? For decades, now, popular scientific consensus has held that the universe is around 14 billion years old, and that it can be dated back to one specific origin point: what many call “the Big Bang”. But, after years of research, we’re still debating what the Big Bang really was, […]

Wal Thornhill: Big Bang – Time to Wipe the Chalkboard Clean | Space News

Welcome to Space News from the Electric Universe, brought to you by The Thunderbolts Project™ at The term “crisis in cosmology” has been used so routinely over the last couple of decades, I have to wonder if its significance is beginning to dull in the public consciousness. When science journalists use the term, they’re […]

Princeton news conference for James Peebles, winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics

BEN CHANG: In 1989, the American new wave band The B52s released their album, “Cosmic Thing.” In the 30 years since first listening to that CD, that is the closest I have ever come to the body of work for which Professor Peebles is being recognized today in being named the 2019 Nobel Laureate in […]