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Evidence of Dark Matter Interacting With Itself in El Gordo Merger

The Standard Model of particle physics does a good job of explaining the interactions between matter's basic building blocks. But…

1 week ago

The Milky Way’s History is Written in Streams of Stars

The Milky Way is ancient and massive, a collection of hundreds of billions of stars, some dating back to the…

2 months ago

The Milky Way’s Smallest, Faintest Satellite Galaxy Found

The Milky Way has many satellite galaxies, most notably the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds. They're both visible to the…

3 months ago

There Aren’t Many Galaxies Like The Milky Way Nearby. Now We Know Why

The Milky Way is a barred spiral galaxy, maybe even a grand design spiral galaxy. We can't be sure from…

7 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…

12 months ago

“Early Dark Energy” Could Explain the Crisis in Cosmology

A new study considers how the presence of Early Dark Energy could help resolve one of the biggest cosmological mysteries…

2 years ago

Finally, an Explanation for the Cold Spot in the Cosmic Microwave Background

A new study by the Dark Energy Survey (DES) has confirmed the existence of a Supervoid, which could explain how…

2 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years ago

What is the Steady State Hypothesis?

When it comes to cosmological theories, the Big Bang theory has historically had only one big contender - the Steady…

4 years ago