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 →
Dark matter may reveal itself during the next decade.
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 →
A $2 billion particle detector attached to the International Space Station has detected the potential signature of dark matter annihilation in the Cosmos. ->
There is a phantom in the machinery of the universe, and it evades even the best "ghost hunters" of physics. ->
A key experiment aboard the International Space Station has been searching for dark matter and the results will be in soon. ->
Dark matter and "baryon asymmetry" are two big mysteries in physics. Is there one, as yet undiscovered, particle responsible for both? Jennifer Ouellette investigates.
The Nobel Prizes are won, but I was rooting for astronomer Vera Rubin, now 82, whose quiet, unassuming demeanor might seem incongruent with her extraordinary career in science.
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