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Hubble Finds Teeny Tiny Clumps of Dark Matter

Using data from Hubble and the gravitational lensing technique, a team of astronomers have found definitive evidence that Dark Matter…

3 weeks ago

Dark Matter Could Be A Source of Gamma Rays Coming from the Center of the Milky Way

There's a lot of mysterious goings-on at the center of the Milky Way. The supermassive black hole that resides there…

2 months ago

Gravitational Wave Detectors Might be Able to Detect Dark Matter Particles Colliding With Their Mirrors

According to a new study by a team of Japanese researchers, gravitational wave detectors could be used to confirm the…

5 months ago

Maybe Dark Matter is Warm, Not Cold

A new study by an international team of scientists considers the possibility that dark matter might be "warm" instead of…

6 months ago

Is Dark Matter Made of Axions? Black Holes May Reveal the Answer

What is dark matter made of? It's one of the most perplexing questions of modern astronomy. We know that dark…

9 months ago

Now We Know That Dark Matter Isn’t Primordial Black Holes

A new study by an international team of scientists has tested Hawking's theory of dark matter, and ruled out that…

10 months ago

Massive Photons Could Explain Dark Matter, But Don’t

I’ll be the first to admit that we don’t understand dark matter. We do know for sure that something funny…

11 months ago

Meet WFIRST, The Space Telescope with the Power of 100 Hubbles

WFIRST ain't your grandma's space telescope. Despite having the same size mirror as the surprisingly reliable Hubble Space Telescope, clocking…

11 months ago

Gravitational Waves Might be the Key to Finding Dark Matter

Exotic dark matter theories. Gravitational waves. Observatories in space. Giant black holes. Colliding galaxies. Lasers. If you're a fan of…

1 year ago

Hubble Finds a Galaxy with Almost no Dark Matter

Using data from the Hubble Space Telescope and other ground-based observatories, a team of astronomers have found a galaxy that…

2 years ago