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Dark matter—hot or not?

For almost a century, astronomers and cosmologists have postulated that space is filled with an invisible mass known as "dark matter". Accounting for 27% of the mass and energy in the observable universe, the existence of ...

dateAug 31, 2016 in Astronomy
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The frontier fields: Where primordial galaxies lurk

In the ongoing hunt for the universe's earliest galaxies, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has wrapped up its observations for the Frontier Fields project. This ambitious project has combined the power of all three of NASA's ...

dateSep 28, 2016 in Astronomy
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Regional solar storm forecasts set to begin

For the first time beginning next month, forecasts of the regional effects of solar storms will help protect the power grid and communications satellites, thanks to a new tool developed by researchers at the University of ...

dateSep 29, 2016 in Space Exploration
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