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Despite making up 85% of the universe and influencing its evolution, dark matter has been hard to detect as it doesn’t interact with light.
- Jan 12
Dark matter is made up of dark photons which fills the space between galaxies
This hypothesis is in excellent agreement with observations made by the Cosmic Origin Spectrograph on board the Hubble Space Telescope.
- Dec 13, 2022
Dark matter is made up of dark photons, study finds
Dark matter could be made up of ultralight dark photons that heated up our universe: this is a new scenario proposed in a recent study.
- Oct 7, 2022
New cancer treatments discovered in the “dark matter” of the human genome
Researchers of the University of Bern and the Insel Hospital determined new targets for drug development for this cancer type.
- Sep 7, 2022
Does outer space end or is it infinite? Scientists weigh in
If you could keep going out, as far as you wanted, would you just keep passing by galaxies forever? Are there an infinite number of galaxies
- Jun 30, 2022
Mind-bending experiment to provide the first observation of dark matter
To solve a long-standing puzzle about how long a neutron can “live” outside an atomic nucleus, physicists have a wild but testable theory.
- Feb 21, 2022
Scientists discover how galaxies can exist without dark matter
When tiny galaxies collide with bigger ones, the bigger galaxies can strip the smaller galaxies of their dark matter which we can’t see.
- Feb 14, 2022
The true nature of dark matter and ordinary matter interactions
A new study suggests the existence of a direct interaction between the elementary particles that make up the dark matter and ordinary matter
- Sep 16, 2021
Have we detected dark energy? Scientists say it's a possibility
Unexplained results from the XENON1T experiment may have been caused by dark energy, and not the dark matter the experiment tried to detect.
- Aug 6, 2021
Scientists invent new dark matter detector using quantum ion crystals
Researchers can measure the vibrational excitation of the crystal — the flat plane moving up and down like the head of a drum.
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