Dark Matter

Could we be living in a misfit galaxy?

When you think of the Milky Way, you probably think of home, but what makes a galaxy home doesn’t necessarily make it typical.<p>Galaxies have …

Universe

Sometimes, Genes That Are Supposed To Be There, Arent. Meet "Dark DNA".

<b>News: The Curiosity Podcast is here! Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, SoundCloud and RSS.</b><p>You may have heard of "dark matter" — the …

Biology

Science-in-progress: Did the Bullet Cluster withstand scrutiny? | Ars Technica

The bullet cluster made dark matter apparent: Has it stood the test of time?<p>Dark matter was first proposed to explain the speed at which stars orbit …

Universe

Dark Energy Debate Takes Another Turn Thanks to New Supernova Analysis

A new theory’s emerged by a group at the the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand that has suggested the expansion of the Universe …

Space

Still Want A Fourth Season Of ‘Dark Matter’? It Might Happen…

Syfy has started to turn into Fox from the 90s by creating and killing off new science fiction shows before they run their course. Take for example …

Physicists Create Theory on Self-Interacting Dark Matter

Just like identical twins, at first glance, two galaxies can often appear to be very similar, identical even. However, upon closer scrutiny, we see …

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Dark Matter Season 4 Fan Campaign is ‘Having An Effect’

Following Syfy’s decision to cancel the space opera series <b>Dark Matter</b> after three seasons, a fan campaign erupted in an attempt to find the show a …

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SENSEI searches for light dark matter

In a project called SENSEI, scientists are using innovative sensors developed over three decades to look for the lightest dark matter particles …

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Does self-interacting dark matter explain galactic diversity?

Simulation predicts rotation curves of 30 galaxies

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SYFY's Krypton finds its Adam Strange in Dark Matter alum Shaun Sipos

SYFY's upcoming Superman prequel<i> Krypton</i> has cast its Adam Strange with the addition of Canadian actor Shaun Sipos (<i>Dark Matter</i>,<i>The Vampire Diaries</i>).

TV

Can Fan Influence Get Dark Matter Back on the Air?

Believe it or not, but fans can actually affect whether Dark Matter comes back on the air or not. You’ve got to remember that TV execs and directors …

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Dark matter might have killed the dinosaurs. Here's how.

Dark matter is an exotic form of matter that can only be detected by its gravitational pull on other objects—other than this, it is invisible. Most …

Universe

Several Good Reasons to Save the Galaxy—or at Least Dark Matter

Would you like to save the galaxy but you don’t know how? Well, you can start by saving the canceled show <i>Dark Matter</i>. (You can sign this petition to …

Universe

Self-Interacting Dark Matter Can Explain Diverse Galactic Rotation Curves

Author(s): Ayuki Kamada, Manoj Kaplinghat, Andrew B. Pace, and Hai-Bo YuDark matter that interacts with itself provides a better description of the …

Universe

New supernova analysis reframes dark energy debate

The accelerating expansion of the Universe may not be real, but could just be an apparent effect, according to new research. The new study finds the …

Dark Energy

Astroboffins map 845 galaxies in glorious 3D, maybe dark matter too

A team led by Sydney University's Dr Caroline Foster has created three-dimensional images of 845 galaxies, claiming it is the biggest collection of …

Universe

Five fascinating questions physicists are seeking to answer

From Copernicus to Einstein, the field of Physics has changed drastically over time. With each new theory, further hypotheses appear that challenge …

Physics

Mapping the universe and understanding dark matter in the south Okanagan

Canada's newest and largest telescope was fired up Thursday at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory in the south Okanagan.

Okanagan

The results from a slew of experiments are in: Dark matter remains elusive

Patience is a virtue in the hunt for dark matter. Experiment after experiment has come up empty in the search — and the newest crop is no …

Universe

What can particles tell us about the cosmos?

In particle physics, scientists study the properties of the smallest bits of matter and how they interact. Another branch of …

Universe

Looking at dark matter

Let's start with a basic assumption—gravity exists. Along with electromagnetism, gravity is one of the four basic forces that physicists use to …

Universe

Dark Energy May Arise From Matter | RealClearScience

Since the expansion of the Universe was first found to accelerate nearly 20 years ago, scientists have yearned for a compelling, simple, and testable …

Dark Energy

Ask Ethan: What science experiments will open the door to the future?

Many sci-fi technologies will remain in the realm of fiction unless physics changes. But some experiments could uncover just that!<p><i>“Imagination makes</i> …

Physics

Why Indian Physicists Are Setting up a Tricky Experiment in an Active Uranium Mine

It is a sign of desperation among scientists, who had put in decades of work only to see a ‘safer’ experiment rendered hopeless by the sheer …

Physics

A new explanation for dark energy: the matter in our Universe (Synopsis)

“For although it is certainly true that quantitative measurements are of great importance, it is a grave error to suppose that the whole of …

Physics

Syfy renews Killjoys for two final seasons, but cancels Dark Matter

At least we’ll get to follow the adventures of one starship crew<p>The Syfy Channel announced today that it will end its science fiction show <i>Killjoys</i> after two additional seasons, the first of which will air next year. At the same time, the network canceled its other space opera show, <i>Dark Matter</i>, …

Science Fiction

India joins hunt for dark matter

<b>NEW DELHI—</b>Ever since a pioneering underground laboratory in India closed 25 years ago, physicists here have lacked a subterranean lair, shielded from …

Universe

Randy Newman – Dark Matter

Uniting sardonic gospel songs with complex orchestral scores<p>Since the early 1980s, <b>Randy Newman</b>’s day job has been writing orchestral scores for big …

Music

New AI Analyzes Astronomical Images 10 Million Times Faster Than Humans

A new neural network analyzes images of gravitational waves in seconds, which means telescopes like Hubble could see deeper into the universe than ever before.<p>Researchers at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University developed a neural network that can analyze images of …

Machine Learning

Physicists Caught A Rare Neutrino Interaction With The Smallest Detector Ever

<b>NEWS: The Curiosity Podcast is out! Subscribe on iTunes,</b> <b>Stitcher,</b> <b>Google Play Music, SoundCloud and add the RSS feed to any podcast player. If you</b> …

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