Dark Matter

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First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

This Mysterious Signal 'Could Not Be Explained By Known Physics,' Astronomers Say

When astronomers detected a strange signal in a massive galaxy cluster millions of light years from Earth, they knew they had stumbled upon something big."I couldn't believe my eyes," Esra Bulbul, of the Harvard Center for Astrophysics, said in a written ... [Published Huffington Post - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Dark Matter Search Enters Round 2

Three experiments will begin upgrades that could help them corner the particles responsible for the universe's missing mass  Jul 28, 2014|By Clara Moskowitz[1] Dark matter scientists are doubling down on efforts to catch the elusive particles thought ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Dark Matter, Upgrading
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

New Head of Prestigious Physics Institute Describes Her Hunt for Dark Matter | Science

In September, Katherine Freese will take the helm of one of the most prestigious theoretical institutes in the world, Nordita, the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, in Stockholm, Sweden. For the next three years it will be her base for pondering ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Fifteen years ago, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory was launched into space aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. Since its deployment on July 23, 1999, Chandra has helped revolutionize our understanding of the universe through its unrivaled X-ray visio ... [Published Space Daily - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Dark matter makes up 80% of the Universe-but where is it all?

It’s in the room with you now. We may not be aware of the dark matter around us (at least without the ingestion of strong hallucinogens), but it’s there nevertheless. From theoretical considerations, we expect some regions—the cosmic voids—to have little ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Does Science Need a New Context for Understanding the Evolution of the Universe?: The Tree of Life

A new simulation developed by a team of international researchers may bring us closer to finally understanding how our universe evolved.The simulation starts 12 million years after the Big Bang and traces “13 billion years of cosmic evolution.” It shows ... [Published Opposing Views - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Durham City to host its first ever comic convention

FOUNDERS of a comic cafe for lovers of all things nerd are planning a city’s first ever convention dedicated to geek culture.Dan Pye and Lindsey Brown said they have been so overwhelmed with support since they opened Dark Matters Comics and Gaming Cafe ... [Published Durham Times - Jul 27 2014]
Entities: Pye, Dark Matter, Gaming
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Texas A&M researchers receive funding to help better detect dark matter

A pair of Texas A&M researchers are getting funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation in an effort to improve the detection of dark matter. Researchers are touting their work as the next generation of dark matter exp ... [Published Bryan-College Station Eagle - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

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Bereaved spouses and partnersFor widows, widowers and anyone who has lost a husband, wife, partner or civil partner to cancer.Lost my soulmate and best friend at aged 27Posted by aeris2001x2 on27 Jul 2014 5:26 AMThe most wonderful person in my life passed ... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

24.07 - Astronomers create precision map to calculate amount of dark matter in far off galaxy cluster - DURHAM

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we’ll assume you’re OK to continue. Astronomers have produced the most precise map yet of mass within a distant galaxy ... [Published MyScience - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Interesting Facts About Dark Matter

Dark energy is responsible for the rapid acceleration of the universe, and encompasses the whole universe. It shouldn't be mistaken with dark matter, which behaves like glue and holds the universe together. Dark energy accounts for around 68% of the universe, ... [Published Buzzle.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 3 reports

NASA celebrates Chandra X-Ray Observatory's 15th birthday

PASADENA >> The Chandra space telescope, launched 15 years ago today by NASA’s first shuttle mission commanded by a woman, has revolutionized the world’s understanding of the universe.Black holes were once science fiction concepts, but the Chandra ... [Published San Bernardino County Sun - Jul 23 2014]

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"I couldn't believe my eyes," Esra Bulbul, of the Harvard Center for Astrophysics, said in a written statement. "What we found, at first glance, could not be explained by known physics ."
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"Chandra changed the way we do astronomy. It showed that precision observation of the X-rays from cosmic sources is critical to understanding what is going on" said Paul Hertz, NASA's Astrophysics Division director in Washington

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Dark matter makes up 80% of the Universe-but wh... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 28 2014]
Dark matter makes up 80% of the Universe—but wh... [Published Ars Technica - Jul 28 2014]
Does Science Need a New Context for Understandi... [Published Opposing Views - Jul 27 2014]
Durham City to host its first ever comic conven... [Published Durham Times - Jul 27 2014]
Like Google Earth for the Universe [Published Daily Beast - Jul 27 2014]
Texas A&M researchers receive funding to help b... [Published Bryan-College Station Eagle - Jul 27 2014]
Overnight News Digest: Science Saturday (ISIS b... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 27 2014]
Forum Post: Lost my soulmate and best friend at... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Jul 27 2014]
Oh no! dwarf galaxies do not follow models [Published Sott.net - Jul 26 2014]
Longtime 3QD Friend Sean Carroll Wins 2014 Gema... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 26 2014]
NASA eyeing largest ever telescope to trump Hubble [Published Russia Today - Jul 26 2014]
Astro Physics has a new mystery [Published Environmental News Network - Jul 26 2014]
Science camp sheds light on variety of topics [Published Vermillion Plain Talk - Jul 26 2014]
Beer’s some food for thought [Published Morning Advertiser - Jul 25 2014]
The super-abundant virus controlling your gut b... [Published New Scientist - Jul 25 2014]
LHC set to run again [Published IOL - Jul 25 2014]
Mapping Dark Matter 4.5 Billion Light-years Away [Published Universe Today - Jul 25 2014]
Our Alien DNA [Published Daily Grail - Jul 25 2014]
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New Head of Prestigious Physics Institute Descr... [Published Wired: Wired Science - 18 hours ago]
Katherine Freese, a physicist who will soon lead the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, reflects on the hunt for dark matter and how dark matter heating may have produced the first stars. ...
Dark matter makes up 80% of the Universe—but wh... [Published Ars Technica - Jul 28 2014]
Composite image of X-ray (pink) and weak gravitational lensing (blue) of the famous Bullet Cluster of galaxies. X-ray: NASA/CXC/CfA/ M.Markevitch et al.; Lensing Map: NASA/STScI; ESO WFI; Magellan/U.Arizona/ D.Clowe et al. Optical: NASA/STScI; Magellan/U.Arizona/D.Clowe ...
Longtime 3QD Friend Sean Carroll Wins 2014 Gema... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 26 2014]
Congratulations, Sean! Jason Socrates Bardi at the American Institute of Physics website: The American Institute of Physics (AIP) today announced that  Sean Carroll , a physicist at the California Institute of Technology, is the winner of the  2014 ...
Chandra Observatory: 15 Years of Glorious Pictures [Published TIME.com - Jul 22 2014]
You’ll never see the universe as beautifully as the Chandra Observatory can see it. That’s because Chandra—which is celebrating its 15th anniversary in high-Earth orbit—sees in x-ray frequencies and you don’t. It’s a pity, actually that we’re blind in ...
[tt] NS 2978: Strange dark stuff is making the ... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 22 2014]
NS 2978: Strange dark stuff is making the universe too bright http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329782.700-strange-dark-stuff-is-making-the-universe-too-bright.html * 17 July 2014 by Lisa GrossmanLIGHT is in crisis. The universe is far brighter ...
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The Dark Matter Poltergeist [Published Slate Magazine - Feb 25 2014]
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