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Astronomers discover largest-ever dark matter structures spanning 270M light-years
A University of British Columbia astronomer with an international team has discovered the largest structures of dark matter ever seen. Measuring 270 million light-years across, these dark matter structures criss-cross the night sky, each spanning an area that is eight times larger than the full moon. View News Article (2008-02-22)

Exploring the secrets of dark matter
Even the biggest Star Trek fan would probably have trouble understanding the technical details of the research done by Queen's University Particle Astrophysics Professor Wolfgang Rau of Kingston, Canada.  View News Article (2010-02-19)

The dark matter of the universe has a long lifetime
New research from the Niels Bohr Institute presents new information that adds another piece of knowledge to the jigsaw puzzle of the dark mystery of the universe - dark matter. The research has just been published in the scientific journal Physical Review Letters. View News Article (2007-10-02)

Clash of clusters provides new dark matter clue
A powerful collision between galaxy clusters has been captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. This clash of clusters provides striking evidence for dark matter and insight into its properties. View News Article (2008-08-28)

Mapping the cosmic web of dark matter
What is Dark Matter and where is it found? These are two of the major mysteries in current studies of the Universe. Although the nature of this invisible material remains elusive, astronomers are beginning to produce detailed maps of the Cosmos, showing its location in relation to the ordinary matter that we can see in telescopes. One of the world leaders in this research is Dr. Andrew Taylor... View News Article (2002-04-03)

Physicists suggest new way to detect dark matter
For years physicists have been looking for the universe's elusive dark matter, but so far no one has seen any trace of it.  View News Article (2014-11-19)

Plenty of dark matter near the Sun
Dark matter was first proposed by the Swiss astronomer Fritz Zwicky in the 1930s. He found that clusters of galaxies were filled with a mysterious dark matter that kept them from flying apart. View News Article (2012-08-09)

FSU physicist shining a light on mysterious 'dark matter'
We've all been taught that our bodies, the Earth, and in fact all matter in the universe is composed of tiny building blocks called atoms. Now imagine if this weren't the case. View News Article (2007-10-03)

Dark Matter Mystery Deepens
Like all galaxies, our Milky Way is home to a strange substance called dark matter. Dark matter is invisible, betraying its presence only through its gravitational pull. View News Article (2011-10-18)

UCI astrophysicists cast doubt on link between excess positrons and dark matter
Astrophysicists are looking everywhere -- inside the Large Hadron Collider, in deep mines and far out into space -- for evidence of dark matter, which makes up about 25 percent of the energy density of the universe. View News Article (2010-04-16)

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