According to the Fermi LAT collaboration, the galaxy’s excessive gamma-ray glow likely comes from pulsars, the remains of collapsed ancient stars.
We know which way the dark matter wind should blow. Now we just have to find it.
Astrophysicists Eric Charles and Mattia Di Mauro discuss the surprising glow of our neighbor galaxy.
Construction has officially launched for the LZ next-generation dark matter experiment.
Theorists think dark matter was forged in the hot aftermath of the Big Bang.
With a small side project, astronomers discover a new type of galaxy.
A previously detected, anomalously large X-ray signal is absent in new Hitomi satellite data, setting tighter limits for a dark matter interpretation.
How do scientists know what percentages of the universe are made up of dark matter and dark energy?
In its final run, the LUX experiment increased its sensitivity four-fold, but dark matter remains elusive.
Analyzing the motion of X-ray sources could help researchers identify dark matter signals.
The LUX experiment has drawn the best picture yet of what dark matter particles cannot be.
Scientists don’t yet know what dark matter is made of, but they are full of ideas.
Scientists have inaugurated the new XENON1T experiment at Gran Sasso National Laboratory in Italy.
New technology and new thinking are pushing the dark matter hunt to lower and lower masses.
Not only are we made of fundamental particles, we also produce them and are constantly bombarded by them throughout the day.
It’s in the air we breathe, but it’s not so easy to get ahold of 10 metric tons of xenon in its liquid form.