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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

Carnival of Space #575

Welcome to the 575th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers and bloggers,…

1 year ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 498: Dwarf Galaxy Update

The Milky Way has gobbled up dozens of dwarf galaxies and added them to its structure. Today we're going to…

1 year ago

Dwarf Dark Matter Galaxy Hides In Einstein Ring

The discovery of a Dwarf Dark Galaxy addresses the Missing Satellite Problem, and tells us we're on the right track…

4 years ago

The Milky Way Galaxy’s Dark Halo Of Star Formation

A new study shows that Dark Matter is triggering star formation in dwarf galaxies near the Milky Way.

4 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – March 27, 2015: Dark Matter Galaxy “X” with Dr. Sukanya Chakrabarti

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Dr. Sukanya Chakrabarti, Lead Investigator for team that may have discovered Dark Matter Galaxy…

5 years ago

Dwarf Galaxies That Dance? Andromeda Observations Reveal A Larger Cosmic Mystery

What is up with these dwarf galaxies? A survey of thousands of galaxies using the Sloan Digital Sky Survey reveals…

5 years ago

Powerful Starbursts in Dwarf Galaxies Helped Shape the Early Universe, a New Study Suggests

Massive galaxies in the early Universe formed stars at a much faster clip than they do today — creating the…

5 years ago

We Are Stardust… We Are Cold Then

[/caption] When we think of stars, we might think of their building blocks as white hot... But that's not particularly…

8 years ago

Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy – A Beast With Four Tails?

[/caption] Galactic interactions can have big effects on the shapes of the disks of galaxies. So what happens when a…

8 years ago