These glimpses may confirm our most current ideas of early cosmic history and galaxy formation, or turn them on their head.
The conclusion that the universe had a beginning is far more parsimonious and consistent with the evidence.
Roger Penrose, one of the preeminent physicists of our day, envisions that the universe is eternally expanding.
Some scientists, including Albert Einstein, fought hard against the idea of a Big Bang — that the universe burst into existence a finite time ago.
“This additional evidence of an expanding universe would further deepen the mystery associated with the Big Bang.”