A photograph of the cosmos

Building A Map Of The Universe

Ancient light from 150,000 distant galaxies help us understand the future of our planet — and it’s collected every night in Tucson, Ariz. Journalist Shannon Stirone talks to host Krys Boyd about the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, which, essentially, gives scientists an MRI of the universe to decode the movement of deep space. Her article in Longreads is headlined “An Atlas of the Cosmos.”