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A new method for searching for dark matter particles reveals the properties of hidden materials

New research by Chalmers and the ETH Zurich, Switzerland, suggests a promising way of detecting elusive dark matter particles through previously unexplored atomic reactions in the detector material. The above figure is a composite image (optical, X-ray, computed dark matter) of the mass distribution in the globular cluster of galaxies. Photo credit: Chandra X-Ray Observatory, NASA / CXC / M. …

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New theory on the origin of dark matter

While part of the work was done by hand, made possible by a series of simplifying approximations, the results of the study were validated by sophisticated computational calculations. Photo credit: Michael Baker A recent study by the University of Melbourne suggests a new theory on the origins of dark matter that is helping experimenters in Australia and abroad to find …

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Dark déjà vu for the European economy as virus cases rise

The top headlines from Fox Business Flash are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. The European economy just held its breath from the worst recession in modern history. A resurgence in coronavirus cases this month is a bitter blow that is likely to turn a healing time for the economy into a lean winter of job losses and bankruptcies. …

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This “99.9% Dark Matter” galaxy is actually perfectly normal

Cosmic puzzle A few years ago, scientists discovered an extremely puzzling galaxy that appeared to contain 10,000 times more dark matter than visible matter. Named Dragonfly 44, the galaxy was considered to be some kind of extreme cosmic anomaly. But new research was published in the journal last week Monthly releases from the Royal Astronomical Society suggests that Dragonfly 44 …

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Astronomers solve the mystery of a galaxy with 99.99% dark matter

The mystery of a galaxy that shouldn’t exist may now have a solution. Dragonfly 44, a faint galaxy made up of 99.99 percent dark matter in 2016, has been closely examined and shows a lower and more normal amount of dark matter. This would mean we don’t have to revise our models of galaxy formation to figure out how they …

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“Unfathomable Dark Creations of the Universe” – The Man Who Proved They Exist (Weekend Feature)

The blurry orange image of the monster the size of our solar system’s black hole at the center of the massive elliptical galaxy M87, captured by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) on April 10, 2019, was one of the most extraordinary achievements of modern science. The image is an epic example of the human species’ ability to envision the existence …

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AC / DC Unleash ‘Shot in the Dark’ and announce the release date of the ‘POWER UP’ LP

The newly formed AC / DC released their first single since 2014. “Shot in the Dark” will appear on their 17th full-length album, TURN ONarriving on November 13th. The LP can be pre-ordered. The album brings together the four surviving members of the band Back in black Incarnation – Lead guitarist Angus Young, lead vocalist Brian Johnson, bassist Cliff Williams, …

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NASA wants ideas to run moon missions in the dark

If NASA is to have a long-term presence on the moon, it needs an alternative to typical solar energy – lunar nights can in some cases last more than two weeks. And the agency asks outsiders for help. It is partnering with HeroX on a crowdsourced Watts on the Moon challenge that has total prizes of up to $ 5 …

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