Dark Matter

Missing Mass? Not on our Watch—Dr. Paul Sutter Explains Dark Matter

In the first episode of a new series with ArsTechnica - Edge of Knowledge - Dr. Paul Sutter explains the…

8 months ago

A Worldwide Search for Dark Matter Fails to Turn up a Signal for This Mysterious Particle

A global search for dark matter turns up nothing, but than in itself is useful.

8 months ago

Primordial Black Holes Could Explain Dark Matter and the Growth of Supermassive Black Holes at the Same Time

The James Webb telescope might discover primordial black holes in the near future.

9 months ago

Astronomy Jargon 101: Dark Matter

In this series we are exploring the weird and wonderful world of astronomy jargon! You’ll feel mysterious about today's topic: dark…

10 months ago

Galaxies Have Been Found With no Dark Matter at all

According to new research led by Dutch astronomers, there may be lots of galaxies in the Universe that have no…

10 months ago

Maybe “Boson Clouds” Could Explain Dark Matter

The search is underway for a hypothetical form of dark matter known as boson clouds.

10 months ago

Stars Getting Kicked out of the Milky Way can Help us map its Dark Matter Halo

Hypervelocity stars may allow us to map dark matter as they leave the Milky Way.

10 months ago

A new Simulation of the Universe Contains 60 Trillion Particles, the Most Ever

Using new simulation suite, a team of scientists were able to conduct the largest set of cosmological simulations ever!

11 months ago

One Star Could Answer Many Unsolved Questions About Black Holes

A supermassive black hole (SMBH) likely resides at the center of the Milky Way, and in the centers of other…

12 months ago

Searching for Dark Matter Inside the Earth

Dark matter remains one of the greatest mysteries in science.  Despite decades of astronomical evidence for its existence, no one…

1 year ago