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“Dark Matter”

Sep 18, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Analysis of 41 billion cosmic rays striking the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer particle detector aboard the International Space Station shows an unknown phenomena that is 'consistent with a dark matter particle' known as a neutralino.
Aug 12, 2014 12:49 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Through the analysis of light from distant galactic clusters, astronomers have detected a mysterious signal that they're having a hard time explaining. Continue reading →
Jun 18, 2014 05:15 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com
Scientists studying more than 140,000 extremely bright galaxies have calculated the expansion of the universe with unprecedented accuracy.
Jun 17, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A space station particle detector is closing in on a comic ray mystery.
Apr 29, 2014 07:20 AM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Dark matter could sling lethal meteors at Earth, potentially causing mass extinctions like the cataclysm that ended the Age of Dinosaurs, Harvard scientists say.
Jan 29, 2014 12:11 PM ET // Nicole Gugliucci
For the first time, a thin filament of intergalactic gas from the "cosmic web" has been directly seen using one of the largest telescopes on Earth. Continue reading →
Jan 27, 2014 10:50 AM ET // Katia Moskvitch, SPACE.com
Dark matter may reveal itself during the next decade.
Jan 3, 2014 02:29 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
If measurements of our planet's mass using the armada of GPS satellites is to be believed, there could be a reservoir of non-baryonic matter surrounding us. Continue reading →
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