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The Most Massive Galaxies Spin More Than Twice as Fast as the Milky Way

Based on new observations of super spiral galaxies, a team of scientists has found that they have massive dark matter…

1 month 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…

2 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…

3 months ago

Great News! The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Might be Named for Vera Rubin

The U.S. House of Representatives have passed a bill to change the name of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST.)…

4 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…

6 months ago

Dark Matter Detector Finds the Rarest Event Ever Seen in the Universe

The XENON experiment recently made a breakthrough in their hunt for dark matter, observing the most rare decay process in…

7 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…

8 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…

8 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

Dark Matter Isn’t Made From Black Holes

A new study by a team of UC Berkeley researchers has shown that black holes are not the long-sought-after source…

1 year ago