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14

May

'Hypervelocity star' may reveal clues about dark matter in Milky WayA star is speeding away from our galaxy, and researchers think it may have been hurtled out by the black hole in the center of the Milky Way.

'Hypervelocity star' may reveal clues about dark matter in Milky Way
A star is speeding away from our galaxy, and researchers think it may have been hurtled out by the black hole in the center of the Milky Way.

01

May

Could tiny ‘black hole atoms’ be the ever-elusive dark matter?The microscopic atoms join a long list of candidates for dark matter particles, from WIMPs to neutrinos.

Could tiny ‘black hole atoms’ be the ever-elusive dark matter?
The microscopic atoms join a long list of candidates for dark matter particles, from WIMPs to neutrinos.

27

Jan

Dark matter mystery could be solved in next 10 yearsWith a slew of promising particle detectors, many scientists are confident that dark matter will show its face — and soon.

Dark matter mystery could be solved in next 10 years
With a slew of promising particle detectors, many scientists are confident that dark matter will show its face — and soon.

09

Dec

Is dark matter made of tiny black holes?Using the Kepler telescope, scientists have ruled out a range of primordial black hole sizes as being able to comprise dark matter.

Is dark matter made of tiny black holes?
Using the Kepler telescope, scientists have ruled out a range of primordial black hole sizes as being able to comprise dark matter.

16

Apr

Have scientists really detected dark matter?
Researchers believe that an area high in weakly interacting massive particles, or WIMPs, may lead to a dark matter discovery.

Have scientists really detected dark matter?

Researchers believe that an area high in weakly interacting massive particles, or WIMPs, may lead to a dark matter discovery.

03

Apr



How will scientists confirm dark matter discovery?
To definitively expose dark matter, physicists must look deep beneath the Earth instead of in outer space.

How will scientists confirm dark matter discovery?

To definitively expose dark matter, physicists must look deep beneath the Earth instead of in outer space.

18

Feb


 Has dark matter finally been found?  



A forthcoming paper represents a ‘small step’ in figuring out what dark matter is, and perhaps not the final answer.
A forthcoming paper represents a ‘small step’ in figuring out what dark matter is, and perhaps not the final answer.

28

Nov

Dark matter mystery may be solved soonThe experiments aimed at detecting dark matter are just starting to operate at the levels thought to be sufficient to the particles.

Dark matter mystery may be solved soon
The experiments aimed at detecting dark matter are just starting to operate at the levels thought to be sufficient to the particles.

01

Nov

Dark matter contest enlists the masses to decode itDark matter, which supposedly makes up 83 percent of the known universe, has puzzled scientists for decades.

Dark matter contest enlists the masses to decode it
Dark matter, which supposedly makes up 83 percent of the known universe, has puzzled scientists for decades.

13

Aug

Why dark matter is more plentiful near the sunWith the likelihood of more dark matter around the sun, scientists hope that it means it will be easier to capture and analyze some of it in the future.

Why dark matter is more plentiful near the sun
With the likelihood of more dark matter around the sun, scientists hope that it means it will be easier to capture and analyze some of it in the future.