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Dark Matter: Why study it? What makes it so fascinating?

Universe Today has had some incredible discussions with a wide array of scientists regarding impact craters, planetary surfaces, exoplanets, astrobiology,…

3 weeks ago

Colliding Neutron Stars are the Ultimate Particle Accelerators

Gamma-ray telescopes observing neutron star collisions might be the key to identifying the composition of dark matter. One leading theory…

4 months ago

Dark Matter Might Interact in a Totally Unexpected Way With the Universe

A new theory of Dark Matter suggests that it interact with normal matter in a non-localized way, potentially revolutionizing our…

1 year ago

A Detailed Simulation of the Universe Creates Structures Very Similar to the Milky Way and its Surroundings

An international team of astrophysicists has created the most accurate simulation of cosmic evolution to date, which reproduced many of…

2 years ago

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…

2 years ago

Small Amounts of Dark Matter are Creating Much Stronger Gravitational Distortions than Anyone Expected to See

Dark matter is much more clumpy than we thought, which means some dark matter might be very cold.

4 years ago

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…

5 years 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…

5 years ago