Dark Matter/Energy
Bizarre 'Dark Fluid' with Negative Mass Could Dominate the Universe  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 hours
Forget about dark matter and dark energy, new research suggests that the existence of 'dark fluid' may solve some of the biggest mysteries in physics. more
Calibrating Cosmic Mile Markers  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
New work from the Carnegie Supernova Project provides the best-yet calibrations for using type Ia supernovae to measure cosmic distances, which has implications for our understanding of how... more
Astronomers find that dark matter dominates across cosmic time  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
In findings published today in The Astrophysical Journal, University of Texas at Austin astronomers report that they have stumbled on an extraordinary galaxy that may corroborate a recently contested theory... more
Calibrating cosmic mile markers  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
New work provides the best-yet calibrations for using type Ia supernovae to measure cosmic distances, which has implications for our understanding of how fast the universe is expanding and the role dark energy may play in driving this process. more
Physicists Keep Trying — and Failing — to Find Dark Matter in Dark Places  SPACE.COM · 6 days
A summertime sparkle seemed to hint that researchers had found dark matter, but it looks like those scientists were wrong. more
Calibrating cosmic mile markers  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
New work from the Carnegie Supernova Project provides the best-yet calibrations for using type Ia supernovae to measure cosmic distances, which has implications for our understanding of how fast the universe is expanding and the role dark energy may play... more
Calibrating cosmic mile markers  nanowerk · 6 days
Calibrations improve our understanding of how fast the universe is expanding and the role dark energy may play in driving this process. more
Will Dark Matter Mess with These Ultraprecise Atomic Clocks?  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Researchers are putting a global network of the most precise timekeepers ever made to the task of hunting for dark matter, the invisible and largely intangible substance that researchers think... more
Ultraprecise Atomic Clock Network on the Hunt For Dark Matter  SPACE.COM · 1 week
Researchers are putting a global network of the most precise timekeepers ever made to the task of hunting for dark matter, the invisible and largely intangible substance that... more
Physicists Keep Trying — and Failing — to Find Dark Matter in Dark Places  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
A summertime sparkle seemed to hint that researchers had found dark matter, but it looks like those scientists were wrong. more
COSINE-100 Experiment Investigates Dark Matter Mystery  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Yale scientists are part of a new international experiment that challenges previous claims about the detection of non-luminous dark matter. Astrophysical evidence suggests that... more
Bizarre 'dark fluid' with negative mass could dominate the universe  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
It's embarrassing, but astrophysicists are the first to admit it. Our best theoretical model can only explain 5% of the universe. The remaining 95% is famously made up... more
COSINE-100 experiment investigates dark matter mystery  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new international experiment challenges previous claims about the detection of non-luminous dark matter. more
A controversial sighting of dark matter is looking even shakier  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Two dark matter experiments disagree despite using the same type of detector material. more
COSINE-100 experiment investigates dark matter mystery  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Astrophysical evidence suggests that the universe contains a large amount of non-luminous dark matter, but no definite signal has been observed despite concerted efforts by many experimental groups. One exception is the long-debated claim by the... more
Theoretical predictions help dark matter hunt  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new Ph.D. thesis in the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, shows how utilizing tellurium as a detector material can help detect dark matter more effectively than currently used materials. The research also lays a foundation for... more
Key components of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument are installed atop the Mayall Telescope  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Key components for the sky-mapping Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI), weighing about 12 tons, were hoisted atop the Mayall Telescope... more
Fabrication of Powerful Telescope Begins  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Fabrication of the Cerro Chajnantor Atacama Telescope-prime (CCAT-p), a powerful telescope capable of mapping the sky at submillimeter and millimeter wavelengths, has now begun, marking a... more
Atomic clocks now keep time well enough to improve models of Earth  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Experimental atomic clocks have now achieved three new performance records, now ticking precisely enough to not only improve timekeeping and navigation, but also detect... more
NIST atomic clocks now keep time well enough to improve models of Earth  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Experimental atomic clocks at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have achieved three new performance records, now ticking precisely enough... more
The 11 Biggest Unanswered Questions About Dark Matter  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Physicists remain unsure about what exactly dark matter is and if it actually exists. more
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