Marcus Woo

Marcus Woo

Science Journalist

My work has appeared in a variety of outlets, including Wired, Smithsonian, BBC Future, BBC Earth, New Scientist, National Geographic, Slate, and Discover. (

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Did the Universe Start with a Bounce Instead of a Bang? — NOVA ...

For a few physicists, the Big Bang wasn’t the beginning of the universe.

Cosmic dark ages article

NOVA - Revealing the Universe's Mysterious Dark Age

The universe wasn’t always like this. Today it’s filled with glittering galaxies, scattered across space like city lights seen from above. But there was a time when all was dark. Really dark.