Dark Matter

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March 29, 2016
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The center of our galaxy is a busy place. But it might be one of the best sites to hunt for dark matter.
February 19, 2016
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It will provide new insights into the physics of black holes, the formation of chemical elements, stars and galaxies, and the evolution of the universe itself.
February 8, 2016
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Dark matter hunters around the world pursue three approaches to look for fingerprints of ghostly WIMPs: on the Earth’s surface, underground and in space.
January 19, 2016
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Analyzing the motion of X-ray sources could help researchers identify dark matter signals.
January 7, 2016
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Fermi scientist Matthew Wood discusses major improvements to the Fermi Large Area Telescope, including increasing its sensitivity to the equivalent of launching another LAT.
January 5, 2016
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A recent uptick in the discovery of the smallest, oldest galaxies benefits studies of dark matter, galaxy formation and the evolution of the unive
December 14, 2015
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Dark matter hunters of the LUX collaboration have ruled out a larger-than-ever range of properties that hypothetical dark matter particles might have had.
December 1, 2015
News Feature
Scientists don’t yet know what dark matter is made of, but they are full of ideas.
November 17, 2015
News Feature
It’s not easy being clean.
November 6, 2015
New technology and new thinking are pushing the dark matter hunt to lower and lower masses.