Dark Matter/Energy
Physicists measure a short-lived radioactive molecule for first time  MIT · 14 hours
Molecules containing heavy and deformed radioactive nuclei may help scientists to measure symmetry-violating phenomena and identify signs of dark matter. more
DESI team prepares for telescope instrument's restart after unexpected shutdown  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI), installed on an Arizona mountaintop, was quickly moving through its testing stages and making headway toward the start of its 5-year observing... more
Searching for scalar dark matter using compact mechanical resonators  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Researchers at University of Delaware, University of Arizona and Haverford College have recently introduced the idea of searching for scalar dark matter using compact acoustic resonators. Their paper, published in... more
No evidence of an influence of dark matter on the force between nuclei  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Although most of the universe is made up of dark matter, very little is known about it. Physicists have used a high-precision... more
Seeing the universe through new lenses  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Images collected for dark energy telescope project reveal hundreds of new gravitational lens candidates. more
Variations in genome’s 'dark matter' region can make patients susceptible to inflammatory diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A study led by researchers at the Babraham Institute in collaboration with the Wellcome Sanger Institute has uncovered how variations in a... more
ATLAS probes dark matter using the Higgs boson  CERN · 3 weeks
ATLAS probes dark matter using the Higgs boson achintya Thu, 05/07/2020 - 11:14 A candidate event for a Higgs boson... more
Could dark matter be hiding in existing data?  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Current experiments' detectors and data analyses efforts could be refocused to seek out newly suggested types of dark matter signals that may have been overlooked. more
Could dark matter be hiding in existing data?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new study suggests new paths for catching the signals of dark matter particles that have their energy absorbed by atomic nuclei. more
Study: Could dark matter be hiding in existing data?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Dark matter has so far defied every type of detector designed to find it. Because of its huge gravitational footprint in space, we know dark matter must make up about... more
Looking for dark matter with the universe's coldest material  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Our current understanding of cosmology and nuclear physics suggests that dark matter could be made of axions, hypothetical particles with unusual symmetry properties. Scientists report on how to search for... more
Looking for dark matter with the Universe's coldest material  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Scientists have been able to observe the universe and determine that about 80% of the its mass appears to be "dark matter," which exerts a gravitational pull but does not... more
A long-lost type of dark matter may resolve the biggest disagreement in physics  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
Right now, key measurements of the universe's expansion are contradicting each other. A lost form of dark matter could help them agree. more
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'Groupie' galaxies orbiting Milky Way tell us about dark matter, how galaxy formed