Model-independent measurement of dark matter mass could lead to future discoveries
'Tunneling of the third kind' experiment could search for new physics
Stars containing dark matter should look different from other stars
Repulsive gravity as an alternative to dark energy (Part 2: In the quantum vacuum)
Decoding cosmological data could shed light on neutrinos, modified gravity
NASA satellite could reveal if primordial black holes are dark matter
Four reasons why the quantum vacuum may explain dark matter
Could primordial black holes be dark matter?
Mysterious X-ray signal intrigues astronomers
(Phys.org) —A mysterious X-ray signal has been found in a detailed study of galaxy clusters using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA's XMM-Newton. One intriguing possibility is that the X-rays are ...
Map of universe questioned: Dwarf galaxies don't fit standard model
Satellite dwarf galaxies at the edges of the Milky Way and neighboring Andromeda defy the accepted model of galaxy formation, and recent attempts to pigeon-hole them into the model are flawed, an international ...
WISE findings poke hole in black hole 'doughnut' theory
(Phys.org) —A survey of more than 170,000 supermassive black holes, using NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), has astronomers reexamining a decades-old theory about the varying appearances ...
Nearest bright 'hypervelocity star' found: Speeding at 1 million mph, it probes black hole and dark matter
A University of Utah-led team discovered a "hypervelocity star" that is the closest, second-brightest and among the largest of 20 found so far. Speeding at more than 1 million mph, the star may provide clues ...
Researchers suggest dark matter disk in Milky Way plane could signal rash of comet strikes on Earth
Cosmologists weigh cosmic filaments and voids
(Phys.org) —Cosmologists have established that much of the stuff of the universe is made of dark matter, a mysterious, invisible substance that can't be directly detected but which exerts a gravitational ...