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Does dark matter annihilate quicker in the Milky Way?
Researchers at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai have proposed a theory that predicts how dark matter may be annihilating much more rapidly in the Milky Way, than in smaller or larger galaxies and the early Universe. (2017-06-23)
The end to a mystery?
Astronomers at the University of St Andrews believe they can (2008-01-31)
Dark matter mystery deepens
Like all galaxies, our Milky Way is home to a strange substance called dark matter. (2011-10-17)
Better defining the signals left by as-yet-undefined dark matter at the LHC
Physicists still don't exactly know what dark matter is. Indeed, they can only see its effect in the form of gravity. (2016-07-26)
Exploring the secrets of dark matter
Queen's University Professor Wolfgang Rau is among a group of 60 scientists involved in the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search experiment whose latest findings are published in the latest edition of Science magazine. (2010-02-18)
Waterloo researchers capture first image of a dark matter web that connects galaxies
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have been able to capture the first composite image of a dark matter bridge that connects galaxies together. (2017-04-12)
Dark matter guides growth of supermassive black holes
Every massive galaxy has a black hole at its center, and the heftier the galaxy, the bigger its black hole. (2015-02-18)
New theory on the origin of dark matter
Scientists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in Germany have come up with a new theory on how dark matter may have been formed shortly after the origin of the universe. (2017-08-08)
Searching high and low for dark matter
How is the hunt for dark matter going? Researchers from around the world recently gathered at UCLA to take stock of their progress. (2014-04-08)
Hubble and Chandra composite of the galaxy cluster MACS J0025.4-1222
A powerful collision between galaxy clusters has been captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. (2008-08-27)
SDU researchers present a new model for what dark matter might be
There are indications that we might never see the universe's mysterious dark matter. (2016-03-14)
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. (2007-10-01)
Plenty of dark matter near the Sun
Astronomers at the University of Zürich and the ETH Zürich, together with other international researchers, have found large amounts of invisible (2012-08-09)
Beyond the Standard Model through 'mini spirals'
Statistical analysis of mini-spiral galaxies shows an unexpected interaction between dark matter and ordinary matter. (2016-12-15)
New data adds to the hunt for dark matter in the universe
Will dark matter turn out to be Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMPs)? (2011-06-08)
UBC physicists make atoms and dark matter add up
Physicists at the University of British Columbia and TRIUMF have proposed a unified explanation for dark matter and the so-called baryon asymmetry -- the apparent imbalance of matter with positive baryon charge and antimatter with negative baryon charge in the Universe. (2010-11-24)
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope provides new evidence for dark matter around small galaxies
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered a strong new line of evidence that galaxies are embedded in halos of dark matter. (2009-03-12)
Dark matter dominates in nearby dwarf galaxy
A Caltech researcher has measured what could be the highest concentration of dark matter in any known galaxy. (2015-11-18)
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. (2014-11-18)
Galaxy clusters collide; dark matter still a mystery
When galaxy clusters collide, their dark matters pass through each other, with very little interaction. (2015-03-26)
A warm dark matter search using XMASS: Editors' suggestion of Physical Review Letters
The XMASS collaboration has reported its latest results on the search for warm dark matter. (2014-10-06)
Could a new proposed particle help to detect dark matter?
Researchers at the University of Southampton have proposed a new fundamental particle which could explain why no one has managed to detect 'dark matter,' the elusive missing 85 percent of the universe's mass. (2015-01-29)
Chandra probes nature of dark matter
Scientists have precisely determined the distribution of dark matter in a distant galaxy cluster with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. (2001-09-06)
How can we use neutrinos to probe dark matter in the sun?
The existence of dark matter particles in the sun's interior seems inevitable, despite dark matter never having been observed (there or elsewhere), despite intensive ongoing searches. (2010-09-09)
Scientists solve cosmological puzzle
Researchers using supercomputer simulations have exposed a very violent and critical relationship between interstellar gas and dark matter when galaxies are born -- one that has been largely ignored by the current model of how the universe evolved. (2007-11-29)
Dark matter at the heart of our galaxy
The Universe is pervaded by a mysterious form of matter, dubbed dark matter, about five times more abundant than the ordinary matter -- made of atoms -- we are familiar with. (2015-02-09)
Potential signs of 'interacting' dark matter suggest it is not completely dark after all
Astronomers believe they might have observed the first potential signs of dark matter interacting with a force other than gravity. (2015-04-14)
Hubble weighs in on mass of 3 million billion suns
In 2014, astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope found that this enormous galaxy cluster contains the mass of a staggering three million billion suns. (2018-01-16)
Yale-led team puts dark matter on the map
A Yale-led team has produced one of the highest-resolution maps of dark matter ever created, offering a detailed case for the existence of cold dark matter -- sluggish particles that comprise the bulk of matter in the universe. (2017-03-01)
Astronomers measure weight of galaxies, expansion of universe
Astronomers at the University of British Columbia have collaborated with international researchers to calculate the precise mass of the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies, dispelling the notion that the two galaxies have similar masses. (2014-07-29)
New MIT detector will aid dark matter search
Several research projects are underway to try to detect particles that may make up the mysterious (2008-12-11)
Inside the big wormhole
Based on the latest evidence and theories our galaxy could be a huge wormhole (or space-time tunnel, have you seen 'Interstellar?') and, if that were true, it would be 'stable and navigable.' This is the hypothesis put forward in a study published in Annals of Physics and conducted with the participation of SISSA in Trieste. (2015-01-21)
Dark matter scientists on brink of discovering elusive particles
Technological advances are ushering in a new era of understanding in the search for fundamental physical particles -- including dark matter -- scientists will tell a public event. (2016-02-13)
'Dark core' may not be so dark after all
Astronomers were puzzled earlier this year when NASA's Hubble Space Telescope spotted an overabundance of dark matter in the heart of the merging galaxy cluster Abell 520. (2012-11-29)
New theory: If we want to detect dark matter we might need a different approach
Physicists suggest a new way to look for dark matter: They beleive that dark matter particles annihilate into so-called dark radiation when they collide. (2015-08-20)
Are we closing in on dark matter?
This fall, a colloquium brought together more than 100 cosmologists, particle physicists and observational astrophysicists -- three fields now united in the hunt to determine what is dark matter. (2012-12-18)
Reinterpreting dark matter
Tom Broadhurst, an Ikerbasque researcher at the University of the Basque Country, has participated alongside scientists of the National Taiwan University in a piece of research that explores cold dark matter in depth and proposes new answers about the formation of galaxies and the structure of the universe. (2014-09-17)
Rutgers astronomer sheds new light on dark matter
An international 30-member research team led by Rutgers astronomer Licia Verde has published definitive evidence plotting the distribution of dark matter in the universe, tracing a pattern of near 200,000 galaxies mapped by the Australian 2dF Galaxy Redshift Survey. (2001-12-11)
Flashes of light on the dark matter
A web that passes through infinite intergalactic spaces, a dense cosmic forest illuminated by very distant lights and a huge enigma to solve. (2017-07-21)
Giant simulation could solve mystery of 'dark matter'
The search for a mysterious substance which makes up most of the universe could soon be at an end, according to new research. (2008-11-05)
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