Scientists, from left, Clem Pryke, Jamie Bock, Chao-Lin Kuo and John Kovac smile during a news conference regarding their new findings on the early expansion of the universe at the Harvard-Smithsonian... more 
Scientists, from left, Clem Pryke, Jamie Bock, Chao-Lin Kuo and John Kovac smile during a news conference regarding their new findings on the early expansion of the universe at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Mass., Monday, March 17, 2014. Scientists say that the universe was born almost 14 billion years ago, exploding into existence in an event called the Big Bang. Now these researchers say they’ve spotted evidence that a split-second later, the expansion of the cosmos got a powerful-jump start. Experts called the discovery a major advance if confirmed. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Elise Amendola
Mon, Mar 17, 2014 2:36 PM EDT