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Slime Mold Grows the Same as the Large Scale Structure of the Universe

Matter in the Universe is not distributed equally. It's dominated by super-clusters and the filaments of matter that string them…

3 weeks ago

Is the “D-star Hexaquark” the Dark Matter Particle?

A new paper by researchers from the University of York proposed a new candidate for Dark Matter, known as the…

3 weeks ago

Life Could be Common Across the Universe, Just Not in Our Region

The building blocks of life can, and did, spontaneously assemble under the right conditions. That's called spontaneous generation, or abiogenesis.…

3 weeks ago

The Chemicals That Make Up Exploding Stars Could Help Explain Away Dark Energy

Astronomers have a dark energy problem. On the one hand, we've known for years that the universe is not just…

4 weeks ago

What is the Steady State Hypothesis?

When it comes to cosmological theories, the Big Bang theory has historically had only one big contender - the Steady…

1 month ago

Astronomers Simulated How the Universe Would Look Without Dark Matter

A team of European researchers recently simulated how a Universe without Dark Matter would have evolved, with surprising results!

2 months ago

Did Neutrinos Stop The Early Universe From Annihilating Itself?

We can create matter from energy in the lab. Particle accelerators do this all the time. When we do, half…

2 months ago

The Debate Over Cold Dark Matter Warms Up As Astronomers Take Its Temperature

Dark matter has long been one of the most mysterious things in the cosmos. It was first proposed in the…

3 months ago

There’s a new method to measure the expansion rate of the Universe, but it doesn’t resolve the Crisis in Cosmology

In a recent post I wrote about a study that argued dark energy isn't needed to explain the redshifts of…

3 months ago

New Research Casts A Shadow On The Existence Of Dark Energy

The universe is expanding. When we look in all directions, we see distant galaxies speeding away from us, their light…

3 months ago