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Apr 14, 2015 07:01 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A new study carried out by the ESO's Very Large Telescope and the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has revealed for the first time that dark matter may well interact with itself. Continue reading →
Mar 26, 2015 04:04 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
New research reveals just how invisible this stuff is, even to itself.
Mar 10, 2015 06:07 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A dwarf galaxy orbiting the Milky Way is humming with gamma rays, leading astronomers to hypothesize that it could be filled with annihilating dark matter particles.
Mar 5, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The hunt for the source of dark matter is one of the most hotly anticipated searches of our time and the Higgs boson might be able to light the way to a possible dark matter discovery.
Feb 18, 2015 01:05 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It has long been assumed that the size of a supermassive black hole in a galaxy's core is intimately related to the number of stars that galaxy contains -- but it might not be that simple.
Feb 4, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tonight at 7 p.m., live via Discovery News, we're streaming special public lecture by cosmologist Kendrick Smith, of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, in Ontario, Canada.
Jan 23, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor
Giant bubbles of gas that erupted from the core of the Milky Way galaxy millions of years ago are expanding out into space at mind-blowing speeds, according to new observations that may help reveal how the strange balloon-like lobes formed.
Dec 18, 2014 09:55 AM ET
We may have found evidence that elusive, mysterious dark matter -- something for which there is no direct proof -- is actually sterile neutrinos. And that's going to take some explaining, by way of a speed-tutorial on quantum mechanics from Julian.
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