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Astronomers solve Cold Spot mystery

Astronomers solve Cold Spot mystery
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Astronomers may have found an explanation for the existence of the -'Cold Spot-' which may be -'the largest individual structure ever identified by...

Washington: Astronomers may have found an explanation for the existence of the "Cold Spot" which may be "the largest individual structure ever identified by humanity". In 2004, astronomers examining a map of the radiation leftover from the Big Bang discovered the "Cold Spot" -- a larger-than-expected unusually cold area of the sky. If the Cold Spot originated from the Big Bang itself, it could be a rare sign of exotic physics that the standard cosmology (basically, the Big Bang theory and related physics) does not explain. The supervoid is only about three billion light-years away from us, a relatively short distance in the cosmic scheme of things."

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