Dark matter, the elusive search: Latest discoveries and news
Roughly 80 percent of the mass of the universe appears to be dark matter: an invisible material that seems to interact with ordinary matter only through gravity, without emitting light or energy. Scientists cannot detect dark matter directly and don't yet know what it's made of, but they track its influence based on the motions of stars and galaxies. The presence of dark matter is necessary to explain the universe's current structure.
A renovated Chinese underground lab has expanded the search for dark matter, offering new promise for the detection of this abundant yet elusive substance.
A new camera on the South Pole Telescope has used the Cosmic Microwave Background as a celestial treasure map that could lead to the secrets of dark matter.
Pearl Jam unveils its cosmically-inspired new single 'Dark Matter," the latest of several space-themed offerings by the legendary rock group.
Astronomers have indirectly detected dark matter hanging from the "loose ends" of filaments that comprise the cosmic web in the Coma Cluster of galaxies.
CERN has revealed further plans for the Future Circular Collider, which will dwarf the Large Hadron Collider in size and power to hunt for dark energy and dark matter.
A new paper suggests we may finally be able to uncover the identity of dark matter using the same technology that detects ripples in space-time known as gravitational waves.
The James Webb Space Telescope could target tiny and bright galaxies in the early universe to unveil some secrets about the universe's most mysterious stuff, dark matter.
The Legacy Survey of Space and Time promises to be a game changer for dark energy explorers. Here's why.
Stars around the outskirts of our galaxy may hint at a secret about the Milky Way's dark matter.
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