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What is Dark Matter? Even the Best Theories Are Crumbling - The Crux

By Korey Haynes | September 21, 2018 5:00 pm<p>The Large Hadron Collider is looking for dark matter candidates. <i>Credit: CERN</i><p>Dark matter research is …

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Chamkaur Ghag

The hunt for dark matter<p>Saturday 22nd September, Cosmos Stage<p>Everything we see in the universe makes up only a paltry 4 per cent – the rest is …

South Dakota

Dark matter vibes

A dark matter experiment scheduled to go online at the Canadian underground laboratory SNOLAB in the early 2020s will conduct one of the most …

Particles

Just Four Dimensions in the Universe, if You Believe Gravitational Waves

Many physics theories predict more dimensions beyond the four that we know and love (three dimensions of space, one of time). Having those extra …

Neutron Stars

10 mysteries of the universe: How did it all begin?

<b>Mystery: How did it all begin?</b><p>WHEN the curtain came up on the universe, the lights stayed down for a moment. For about the first 380,000 years, a …

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What Is Nothing? Martin Rees Q&A

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed &</i> …

University of Cambridge

Genomic dark matter activity connects Parkinson's and psychiatric diseases: Expanding universe of 'darkest of the dark matter' RNAs in dopamine-producing cells in our brains

Expanding universe of 'darkest of the dark matter' RNAs in dopamine-producing cells in our brains<p>Using a new technique known as laser-capture RNA …

Psychiatry

Is the Search for Dark Energy a Dead End?

In 2006, I ventured to the Carnegie Institution in Washington DC. There, I had a long conversation with the astronomer Vera Rubin. Thirty-six years …

Washington D.C.

10 mysteries of the universe: How will it all end?

<b>Mystery: How will it all end?</b><p>HALFWAY across the universe, a star lies dead. You write it off as routine, the sort of thing that happens a million …

Supernovae

The Universe's Baby Picture Could Help Us Predict Its Future

Look up at the sky and you see stars and galaxies and planets. But way in the background lurks an interesting form of radiation known as the Cosmic …

Human Interest

Scientists catch Higgs boson particle’s most common decay

CERN researchers have observed the Higgs boson particle transforming into bottom quarks as it decays.<p>Scientists predict this is the most common way …

Quarks

Is the search for dark energy a dead end?

After decades of research, dark matter and dark energy remain elusive. Is it time to admit that cosmology is ensnared by dimly understood forces? …

Physics

Gauging Fine-Tuning

We introduce a mathematical framework for quantifying fine-tuning in general physical settings. In particular, we identify two distinct perspectives …

Physics

The "Dark Matter" of Bizarre Superconductors

Machine-learning algorithms are helping to unravel the quantum behaviour of a type of superconductor that has baffled physicists for …

Physics

National Radio Astronomy Observatory

<i>Superheroes, archenemes, actors, and animated characters galore… what do they have in common with dark matter, star formation, and radio astronomy?</i> …

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Fan Favorite: Will we ever Travel Faster than Light Speed?

In honor of the new show, Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe, Will and Mango revisit some of their favorite questions: What is Quantum …

Speed Of Light

Constraints on Sub-GeV Dark-Matter–Electron Scattering from the DarkSide-50 Experiment

Author(s): P. Agnes <i>et al.</i> (The DarkSide Collaboration)We present new constraints on sub-GeV dark-matter particles scattering off electrons based on …

Physics

A brief history of gravity

At school we all learn about gravity as one of the fundamental forces of nature, described by Newton hundreds of years ago. Even Einstein, who showed …

Physics

Last of the Universe's Ordinary Matter Has Been Found

Astronomers have finally found the last of the missing universe. It's been hiding since the mid-1990s, when researchers decided to inventory all the …

Physics

Nonfiction Book Review: Your Place in the Universe: Understanding Our Big, Messy Existence by Paul M. Sutter. Prometheus, $24 (288p) ISBN 978-1-63388-472-4

Your Place in the Universe: Understanding Our Big, Messy Existence<p>Paul M. Sutter. Prometheus, $24 (288p) ISBN 978-1-63388-472-4<p>Cosmologist Sutter, …

Universe

Dark Matter Clusters Could Reveal Dark Energy

Scientists are hoping to understand one of the most enduring mysteries in cosmology by simulating its effect on the clustering of galaxies.<p>That …

Physics

Reality guide: Six problems physics can’t explain

General relativity and quantum theory are the two pillars of modern physics, peerlessly accurate in their respective realms of the very large and the …

Physics

Drum And Bass Network Competion Mix

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The Last of the Universe’s Ordinary Matter Has Been Found

For decades, astronomers weren’t able to find all of the atomic matter in the universe. A series of recent papers has revealed where it’s been hiding.<p>…

Physics

This Controversial Theory Says Our Universe Is Just One of Many Previous Universes

Science is never set in stone. Even if a theory about the universe is airtight, there's always some uncertainty and a handful of alternate theories …

Physics

How To Spot A Bad Scientific Theory

What are the rules governing reality? If you can determine what the actual laws of nature are, you’d be able to successfully predict the outcome of any experiment. You could create any physical setup you dreamed up, and you’d know how it would behave as you moved forward in time. Even within the …

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Could a new force of nature reveal the universe's dark side? – Science Weekly podcast

We can see only 4% of the observable universe – the rest is made up of invisible ‘dark matter’ and ‘dark energy’. Now scientists are looking for a postulated force of nature that could open a door to the dark side. Ian Sample investigates<p>We can see only 4% of the observable universe – the rest is …

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Resolving the $\mathrm{Λ}$ Hypernuclear Overbinding Problem in Pionless Effective Field Theory

Author(s): L. Contessi, N. Barnea, and A. GalWe address the Λ hypernuclear “overbinding problem” in light hypernuclei which stands for a 1–3 MeV …

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We Know The Universe Started With The Big Bang. The Reason Why Is Less Clear

<i>How do you honestly believe the universe started? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Corey S. Powell, Book author, journalist, former editor in chief of Discover, on Quora:</b><p><b>How do you</b> …

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Violation of the equivalence principle from light scalar dark matter

Author(s): Aurélien Hees, Olivier Minazzoli, Etienne Savalle, Yevgeny V. Stadnik, and Peter WolfIn this paper, we study the local observational …

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