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Dark Matter


A science teacher explains: Why dark matter matters

July 05, 2021 7:23 pm

Is dark matter some exotic particle yet to be discovered or simply a property of gravitational force, which we have not been able to comprehend? We don’t know.

Dark matter exists, confirms study

May 02, 2019 1:21 pm

Dark matter is one of the greatest enigmas of astrophysics and cosmology, and is thought to account for 90 per cent of the matter in the universe.

Scientists detect dark matter 'on the move'

January 07, 2019 4:42 pm

A team of astrophysicists measured the amount of dark matter at the centres of 16 dwarf galaxies with very different star formation histories.

Most distant supernova ever dates back 10.5 billion years: Study

February 20, 2018 9:43 pm

A study has traced a supernova, an exploding star, from 10.5 billion years ago, that could help understand the origins of the Universe.

Ordered dwarf galaxies defy dark matter-based cosmology model: Study

February 02, 2018 8:26 pm

A new study has examined many dwarf galaxies, which were found revolving around the Centaurus A in synchrony, a violation of the standard cosmology model.

Dark matter, dark energy may not exist; not needed to explain Universe's expansion: Study

November 23, 2017 6:35 pm

Dark matter and dark energy may not actually exist, according to a study which suggests that accelerating expansion of the universe can be explained without these concepts.

ESA's Euclid mission which aims to study dark matter gets detectors from NASA

May 10, 2017 12:53 pm

NASA delivered three detector systems for ESA's upcoming Euclid mission that aims to study properties and effects of dark matter and dark energy.

Is dark energy nothing more than a myth?

April 04, 2017 6:11 pm

The elusive dark energy, thought to make up 68 per cent of the universe, may not exist at all, scientists have claimed.

Mysterious galactic X-rays may point to dark matter

February 07, 2017 6:30 pm

Researchers, including those from MIT and Yale Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics in the US, analysed the energy spectrum of X-rays.

New Neutrino experiment could help decode how the universe started: report

May 14, 2015 11:07 am

The study of neutrinos could greatly expedite understanding of the origin and evolution of the universe.