A previously unknown phase transition in the early universe

Newswise – consider bringing a pot of water to a boil: When the temperature reaches the boiling point, bubbles form in the water, burst and vaporize as the water boils. This continues until there is no more phase change of water from liquid to vapor. This is roughly the idea of ​​what happened in the … Read more

Ripples in the fabric of the universe may reveal the beginning of time

Newswise – Scientists have progressed in discovering how to use ripples in space-time known as gravitational waves to go back to the beginning of everything we know. Researchers say they can better understand the state of the universe shortly after the Big Bang by learning how these ripples in the fabric of the universe flow … Read more