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…

7 hours 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…

1 month 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…

2 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!

2 months ago

Experiment Finds no Sign of Sterile Neutrinos

A search for sterile neutrinos finds they are not the solution to dark matter.

3 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…

4 months ago

A Particle Physics Experiment Might Have Directly Observed Dark Energy

In a new study, a team of researchers proposed that Dark Matter detectors could also search for the elusive force…

4 months ago

Cosmic Dawn Holds the Answers to Many of Astronomy’s Greatest Questions

A new study takes a look at what astronomers will be able to see when the Cosmic Dawn becomes observable…

4 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…

6 months ago

WIMPS vs. Axions: What is dark matter?

Dark matter rules every galaxy. But what exactly is it? Astronomers believe it to be some kind of new, exotic…

6 months ago