Rotation Curves of Galaxies Stay Flat Indefinitely

In his classic book On the Structure of Scientific Revolutions, the philosopher Thomas Kuhn posited that, for a new scientific…

4 days ago

The Debate Continues. Do Wide Binaries Prove or Disprove MOND?

The term dark matter was coined back in 1933 and since then, the hunt for it has been well and…

5 months ago

If Our Part of the Universe is Less Dense, Would That Explain the Hubble Tension?

In the 1920s, Edwin Hubble and Georges Lemaitre made a startling discovery that forever changed our perception of the Universe.…

7 months ago

Could Modified Gravity Be the Answer to Planet 9?

As students advance to higher and higher physics courses, they eventually learn that the simple Newtonian dynamics they learned about…

9 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

Astronomers Simulated How the Universe Would Look Without Dark Matter

A team of European researchers recently simulated how a Universe without Dark Matter would have evolved, with surprising results!

4 years ago

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…

5 years ago

Missing Milky Way Dark Matter

[/caption]Although dark matter is inherently difficult to observe, an understanding of its properties (even if not its nature) allows astronomers…

14 years ago

Gravity Equation

There is not one, not two, not even three gravity equations, but many! The one most people know describes Newton's…

14 years ago