Future and emerging technology blog

We're making significant breakthroughs and developing new technologies to build a brighter future in this ever-complex world.

In the Future and Emerging Technologies theme blog, our experts discuss topics including virtual reality, technology trends, cosmology and media.

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We're making significant breakthroughs and developing new technologies to build a brighter future in this ever-complex world.

In the Future and Emerging Technologies theme blog, our experts discuss topics including virtual reality, technology trends, cosmology and media.

6 posts found

BICEP2 ‘gravity wave’ finding clouded by interstellar dust

11 November 2019 6 min read

In March, scientists working on the BICEP2 experiment announced that they had seen ‘gravity waves’ from the early universe.

Planck telescope and the Cosmic microwave background

Explainer: what a flexed BICEP tells us about the big bang

17 March 2014 5 min read

The BICEP2 experiment may have detected gravitational waves through measuring the radiation left over from the big bang.

Close up of the BICEP2 in its South Pole base

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