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Apr 15, 2016 05:06 AM ET
You know how hard it is to get your mind around the size of even a single galaxy in the universe? Now try to imagine a wall of galaxies cemented together by dark matter.
Apr 12, 2016 08:47 AM ET // AFP
The renowned cosmologist entered the universe of Chinese social media with a big bang.
Apr 11, 2016 04:58 AM ET
For a long time, scientists have operated on the idea that new planets form around young stars. But it turns out that dying stars may also be able to make baby planets.
Mar 21, 2016 07:00 PM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Dark matter could be made of particles that each weigh almost as much as a human cell and are nearly dense enough to become miniature black holes, new research suggests.
Mar 2, 2016 05:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tune in tonight at 7 p.m. for a fascinating Perimeter Institute public lecture on the mysteries of dark matter.
Feb 25, 2016 06:09 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Powerful transient radio flashes in the universe pop off randomly and appear to defy explanation, but astronomers have made a breakthrough in pinpointing the exact source of one of these fast radio bursts.
Feb 13, 2016 04:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
We now live in a universe that we know is humming with gravitational waves -- why is that important?
Feb 11, 2016 03:08 PM ET
Hold onto your hats, space watchers, because this news is HUGE. Scientists have detected gravitational waves for the first time -- ripples in spacetime that back up Einstein's work and let us eavesdrop on cosmological chaos.
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