Infant Universe (image) University of Chicago Share Print E-Mail Caption Scientists created this detailed, all-sky picture of the infant universe from nine years of data from the orbiting Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe. The image reveals 13.77 billion year old temperature fluctuations -- shown as color differences -- that correspond to the seeds that grew to become the galaxies. Physicists now are using clouds of ultracold atoms in a vacuum chamber to simulate the growth of structure in the early universe. Credit NASA/WMAP Science Team Usage Restrictions News organizations may use this image in connection with reports about the research of Cheng Chin and Chen-Lung Hung. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.