WIMPs

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…

3 months ago

Gravitational Lensing is Helping to Nail Down Dark Matter

Using gravitational lenses, a team of astronomers showed how axions could be the particle that makes up Dark Matter.

5 months ago

Anti-Helium Generated in the Large Hadron Collider can Help in the Search for Dark Matter

Researchers from CERN's ALICE Collaboration have come up with a new way to search for Dark Matter: look for anti-helium-3…

9 months ago

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…

2 years 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…

2 years 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…

2 years ago

Gamma Rays Detected Coming From the Crab Nebula

Most people with any interest in astronomy know about the Crab Nebula. It's a supernova remnant in the constellation Taurus,…

3 years 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…

4 years ago

Space Station-Based Experiment Might Have Found Evidence of Dark Matter Destroying Itself

Two studies conducted independently of each other (using data obtained aboard the ISS) have provided a possible glimpse of dark…

6 years ago

Dark Matter: Hot Or Not?

Relying on Hubble data, a new study has suggested that (contrary to hot and cold models) dark matter may actually…

7 years ago