distance

How To Measure Distance In Space

Space is expansive. Looking up to the stars, it can sometimes feel like everything sits on a single, two-dimensional sheet held up above us. It doesn’t, of course — so how do we measure how far away things are?

New Hubble Trick Will Change Our Perception Of The Observable Universe

New Hubble Trick Will Change Our Perception Of The Observable Universe

Scientists have found a way to use the Hubble Space Telescope as an extremely precise galactic tape measure, multiplying our previous capabilities by 10. This increase will result in a more accurate understanding of the size of the observable Universe. plus new insight into the mysterious force known as dark…