New analysis rejects BICEP observation of Gravitational waves that supported Big Bang theory

February 1, 2015 6:17 PM

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In March 2014, a group of scientists claimed the Big Bang theory behind the origin of the universe. However, the European Space Agency researchers recently overturned that widely publicized claim and possibly the remarkable science story of the past year.

Last year a BICEP team announced the apparent observation of ripples, known as gravitational waves and linked it to period of rapid inflation. A finding was then publicized to be a significant breakthrough in understanding the origin and nature of the universe.

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