WIMPs

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…

6 months 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…

6 months 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,…

2 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…

2 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…

5 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…

5 years ago

Beyond WIMPs: Exploring Alternative Theories Of Dark Matter

A team of scientists are looking beyond WIMPs in the search for Dark Matter, one which could be confirmed in…

6 years ago

Macro View Makes Dark Matter Look Even Stranger

We know dark matter exists. We know this because without it and dark energy, our Universe would be missing 95.4%…

7 years ago

Could This Be The Signal Of Dark Matter? Unsure Scientists Checking This Out

Sometimes a strange signal comes from the dark and it takes a while to figure out what that signal means.…

8 years ago

New Dark Matter Detector Draws A Blank In First Test Round

We keep saying dark matter is so very hard to find. Astronomers say they can see its effects -- such…

8 years ago