WIMPs

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 months 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…

11 months 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…

3 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…

4 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…

4 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%…

6 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.…

6 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…

7 years ago

No Joy for Dark Matter Detector’s First 100 Days

[/caption] We’re still mostly in the dark about Dark Matter, and the highly anticipated results from the XENON100 detector has…

9 years ago

What are WIMPs?

WIMPs are Weakly Interacting Massive Particles, hypothetical particles which may be the main (or only) component of Dark Matter, a…

11 years ago