Beginner's guide to the universe

Our Galaxy is just a small building block in the magnificent edifice that is the universe. The deeper into the realms of the universe that we look, the further back into cosmic time we see. Past clusters and superclusters of galaxies, to before galaxies had formed and beyond, to the Big Bang.

The articles below will introduce you to some of the wonders of the universe through the observations and models of astrophysicists.