In the Background...Cool Stuff About the Universe and all that!

Space and Astronomy

Milky Way's Origins Are Not What They Seem

Study helps prove galaxy evolution theory

Virgin Galactic carries out “dry run” for powered SpaceShipTwo flights

After 40 years, Voyager still reaching for stars | Space | EarthSky

Dark Matter & Dark Energy

The Race to Reveal Antimatter's Secrets

This Is The Most Detailed Map Yet of The Universe's Dark Matter

Physicists Have Captured the First Spectral Fingerprints of Antimatter

Other Stuff

The Chi-Square Statistic Formula and How to Use It

Exploring the lost continent of Zealandia

Super Capacitor Stuff

Huge bank of maths tutorials

Collaborative Learning Tools in Glow