Dark Matter

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Three University of Alabama physicists get funding to participate in international dark matter experiment

Three University of Alabama physicists received funding last month that has secured their role in an international experiment searching for evidence of dark matter, a theorized invisible form of matter that would account for forces of gravity in the universe ... [Published Tuscaloosa News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Comments of the Week #26: From Astrology to Stars to Dark vs. Normal Matter [Starts With A Bang]

“There is no dark side in the moon, really. Matter of fact, it’s all dark.” -Pink Floyd / Gerry O’Driscoll It’s been another fantastic week here at Starts With A Bang , where we’ve taken on a huge diversity of topics and run two fantastic posts from ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Introducing the Library Vending Machine

Library vending machine in China.There seems to be sufficient demand and interest in China for enabling people to check out books 24 hours a day. The not-so-cheap library vending machines have taken root across both urban and rural areas, each with a ... [Published Impact Lab - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Barrington teen studying future of universe is a global finalist in Google Science Fair

Determining the future of the universe might sound like an immeasurably daunting task, but Pranav Sivakumar, who completed his freshman year at Barrington High School last spring, does not shy away.In July, Sivakumar, who studies the distribution of dark ... [Published Barrington Courier-Review - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Why the elusive dark matter is so hard to detect

Dark matter. It's something we've heard a lot about in recent months, but it's also something that's been a mystery to astrophysicists for years."Dark matter is a term used to describe matter that's part of a structure of the universe that we can't detect ... [Published News Works - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Nasa reveals how the galaxy was formed

Nasa astronomers have for the first time caught a glimpse of the earliest stages of the massive galaxy construction.The building site, dubbed “Sparky”, is a dense galactic core blazing with the light of millions of newborn stars that are forming at a ... [Published Oman Observer - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

University of Alabama Researchers to Embark on New Search for Mysterious Dark Matter

A 3D rendering of the LZ detector (Matthew Hoff, Berkeley Lab).TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Three University of Alabama physicists are among dozens of researchers planning and developing a new international search for dark matter – invisible material scientists ... [Published Office of Science - U.S. Department of Energy - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Could Dark Matter just be Normal Stuff that’s Dark? (Synopsis) [Starts With A Bang]

“When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don’t throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.” -Corrie Ten Boom When you look out into the Universe at distant galaxies, at clusters of galaxies or at the Universe ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Searching for the "cosmic cocktail" in our universe

What is the universe made of?It’s a fundamental question that has been asked numerous times over the years, and Katherine Freese is devoting her scientific career to answer it.Freese is the George E. Uhlenbeck professor of physics at the University of ... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

The Universe Is Still Dark After All These Years

Well into the 21 century, it is indisputable that we know more about the universe than ever before. We know that five percent of the cosmos is filled with "normal" matter, that is, the stuff that we — and stars — are made of, mostly protons and electrons. ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

UW project becomes a focal point in hunt for dark matter

Three major experiments aimed at detecting elusive dark matter particles believed to make up most of the matter in the universe have gotten a financial shot in the arm. Two of the projects are at large national laboratories; the other is at the University ... [Published Noodls - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

China Conducts First Large-scale Dark Matter Experiment

Chinese scientists led a large group of dark matter detection experiments PandaX, at the Shanghai Jiaotong University and released the first batch of data using ... [Published MENAFN - Aug 27 2014]

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told Symmetry Breaking a few weeks ago . "The mass of the Higgs boson tells us something, but theorists are having a big debate about what it tells us ... new discoveries are coming. Knowing the Higgs exists is an important milestone, but now we need to move to the next step."
...of a structure of the universe that we can't detect in any way," said Derrick Pitts, chief astronomer at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. "We're talking about what you might call substance, but it doesn't have any characteristics of substance that astronomers would typically identify matter to have."
Yale University’s Erica Nelson, lead author on the study, commented on the observations, stating that "We really hadn’t seen a formation process that could create things that are this dense … We suspect that this core-formation process is a phenomenon unique to the early universe because the early universe, as a whole, was more compact."
"We really had not seen a formation process that could create things that are this dense" said Erica Nelson from Yale University in New Haven Connecticut

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First Glimpse of a Young Galactic Core Forming ... [Published Universe Today - Aug 28 2014]
Could Dark Matter just be Normal Stuff that’s D... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 28 2014]
BPL Cosmology Video Lecture Series [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Aug 28 2014]
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Stateside for Wednesday, August 27, 2014 [Published Michigan Public Radio - Aug 27 2014]
Early growth of giant galaxy, just 3 billion ye... [Published Science Daily - Aug 27 2014]
The Universe Is Still Dark After All These Years [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 27 2014]
The Universe Is Still Dark After All These Years [Published NPR - Aug 27 2014]
NASA Telescopes Uncover Early Construction of G... [Published CW 50 Detroit - Aug 27 2014]
UW project becomes a focal point in hunt for da... [Published Noodls - Aug 27 2014]
A genome is not a blueprint for building a huma... [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 27 2014]
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Comments of the Week #26: From Astrology to Sta... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 13 hours ago]
“There is no dark side in the moon, really. Matter of fact, it’s all dark.” -Pink Floyd / Gerry O’Driscoll It’s been another fantastic week here at Starts With A Bang , where we’ve taken on a huge diversity of topics and run two fantastic posts from ...
Could Dark Matter just be Normal Stuff that’s D... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 28 2014]
“When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don’t throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.” -Corrie Ten Boom When you look out into the Universe at distant galaxies, at clusters of galaxies or at the Universe ...
A genome is not a blueprint for building a huma... [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 27 2014]
Itai Yanai and Martin Lercher in Aeon: Humans are astounding creatures, our unique and highly complex traits encoded by our genome – a vast sequence of DNA ‘letters’ (called nucleotides) directing the building and maintenance of the body and brain. ...
Vote for one of the nominees for the 3QD Scienc... [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 25 2014]
Alphabetical list of nominated blog names followed by the blog post title: (Please report any problems with links in the comments section below.) For prize details, click here . 3 Quarks Daily: The Dictionary is not Literature Action Science Theater: ...
Of Dark Matter, And Resonance Across Scales [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 25 2014]
by Tasneem Zehra Husain I'm a total pushover when it comes to stories of connection. I am delighted by accounts of barriers breaking down and disparate people uniting in purpose, of ideas coalescing and theories fusing to reveal the common threads ...
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