Big Bang & Inflation, Dark Matter/Dark Energy

Big Bang:

The beginning of everything - the Big Bang    Why we do not know what the Big Bang looked like

50 years with the Big Bang's 'smoking gun'    What if the Big Bang was really the 'Big Bounce'?

Big Bang theory strengthened    Big Bang theory challenged by Big Chill

Found: Pristine Gas From The Big Bang    Far-Future Astronomers Could Still Deduce the Big Bang

No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning

Seeing the birth of the universe in an atom of hydrogen   Late news from the Big Bang

Gravity may have saved the universe after the Big Bang    Is the universe ringing like a crystal glass?

First detection of lithium from an exploding star  Measurement at Big Bang conditions confirms lithium problem

Looking back in time - oldest light in existence offers insight into the Universe

Newly discovered superconductor state opens a window to the evolution of the universe 

Ultra cold Big Bang experiment successfully simulates evolution of early universe

Cosmic Microwave Background: 

New light cast on cosmic microwave background observed by WMAP and PLANK spacecraft 


Overview from NASA    WMAP     Biggest-Ever Night Sky Image Released to Public

Evolution of the Universe    The Evolving Universe    Suzaku study points to early cosmic 'seeding'

First thousand years of our Universe    Knotty inflation and the dimensionality of spacetime

New theory of secondary inflation expands options for avoiding an excess of dark matter

Planck captures portrait of the young Universe, revealing earliest light 

First of Missing Primitive Stars Discovered    New discovery sheds light on the early Universe

Scientists Hope to Get Glimpse of Adolescent Universe from Revolutionary Instrument-on-a-Chip

Distant Galaxies Reveal The Clearing of the Cosmic Fog

Using black holes to measure the Universe's rate of expansion

Water could have been abundant in the first billion years

Seeing the Cosmos Through "Warm" Infrared Eyes

Astronomers Unveiling Life's Cosmic Origins    Universe's expansion faster than expected

Planck Legacy Archive     Chandra's first decade of discovery

Building the massive simulation sets essential to Planck results

SDSS-III: Massive Spectroscopic Surveys of the Distant Universe, the Milky Way Galaxy, and Extra-Solar Planetary Systems

Dark Matter:

What is the universe made of?    'Dark Matter' forms dense clumps in ghost universe

A new look at the nature of dark matter    The physicist who denies that dark matter exists

Astroparticle physics experiment makes substantial leap forward in quest for dark matter

New evidence in favour of dark matter: the bars in galaxies are spinning more slowly than we thought

Dark matter may be more distributed throughout cosmos    Putting dark matter on the map

World's most sensitive dark matter detector moves forward

Shear brilliance: computing tackles the mystery of the dark universe   

New theory of gravity may explain dark matter    Emergent gravity and the dark universe

Scientists discover massive galaxy made of 99.99% dark matter

Dark matter satellites trigger massive birth of stars    Can one cosmic enigma help solve another?

Dark matter map begins the universe's early history    Earth may have hairy dark matter     

The XENON dark matter project    Mysterious signal a clue to dark matter?

'Galaxy quakes' in the Milky Way may help scientists detect dark matter

New theory: if we want to detect dark matter we might need a different approach   

Decoding the gravitational evolution of dark matter halos    CRESST searches for 'lightweights'

The exquisite role of dark matter    Discovering the unseeable: the search for dark matter

A dark matter bridge in our cosmic neighborhood     Mass map shines light on dark matter

Searching high and low for dark matter    Puzzling X-rays point to dark matter

Dark matter half what we thought, say scientists    Dark matter even darkerthan once thought    

Dark matter at the heart of our Galaxy     The dark matter conspiracy

Dark matter guides growth of supermassive black holes    Fresh theories about dark matter

New theary says dark matter acts like well known particle

Bubbles from the center of our galaxy: a key to understanding dark matter and the Milky Way's past?

Detection of gamma rays from a newly discovered dwarf galaxy may point to dark matter

Decoding the gravitational evolution of dark matter halos 

Hiding in plain sight: elusive dark matter may be detected with GPS

Researcher advances a new model for dark matter    Dark matter may be massive

Dark matter scaffolding of universe detected for the first time

Gamma rays from galactic center could be evidence of dark matter

Dark matter experiment has detected nothing, researchers say proudly

Planck intermediate results. IX. detection of the galactic haze with Planck.

Plenty of dark matter near the Sun     GPS satellites suggest Earth is heavy with dark matter

Physicists set strongest limit on mass of dark matter   XENON 100 sets record limits on dark matter

A Dark Matter for Astrophysics Research

Has Fermi glimpsed dark matter?    Quest for Dark Matter begins with a few tiny bubbles

Dark Matter Results from 100 Live Days of XENON100 Data

Detailed Dark Matter Map Yields Clues to Galaxy Cluster Growth

Galactic center's gamma rays unlikely to originate from dark matter

Dark Energy:

Explaining the accelerating expansion of the universe without dark energy

On the trail of dark energy: physicists propose Higgs boson 'portal'

Dark Energy Survey creates detailed guide to spotting dark matter

Dynamic, dark energy in an accelerating uniiverse     Searching for Dark Energy with neutrons

Darkness on the Edge of the Universe    Lore of lonely regions

Future of cosmology looks bright in a dark universe

Dark energy and the fate of the Universe

South Pole telescope homes in on dark energy, neutrinos

Dark Energy and Gravity - Yin and Yang of the Universe

Dark Energy, Dark Matter    Dark energy and creative destruction

Bubbles of Energy Are Found in Galaxy

Radio astronomers develop new technique for studying dark energy

Dark energy alternatives to Einstein are running out of room

Scientists measure slow death of the Universe