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April 26, 2017

Radial Acceleration Relation Found in All Common Types of Galaxies

Feb. 17, 2017 — The distribution of normal matter precisely determines gravitational acceleration in all common types of galaxies, a team of researchers reports. This provides further support that the relation is ... read more

Feb. 10, 2017 — Experiments with advanced technology could soon test an idea developed by Albert Einstein almost exactly a century ago, and settle a longstanding puzzle over what is driving the accelerated expansion ... read more

New Evidence in Favor of Dark Matter: The Bars in Galaxies Are Spinning More Slowly Than We Thought

Feb. 8, 2017 — A new article show that bars in galaxies are rotating much more slowly than had been inferred by previous ... read more

Jan. 31, 2017 — New measurements of neutrino oscillations, observed at the IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole, have shed light on outstanding questions regarding fundamental properties of neutrinos. The ... read more

Jan. 31, 2017 — A research group has revealed a picture of the increasing fraction of massive star-forming galaxies in the distant universe. Massive star-forming galaxies in the distant universe, about 5 billion ... read more

Jan. 26, 2017 — By using galaxies as giant gravitational lenses, an international group of astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have made an independent measurement of how fast the universe is ... read more

Jan. 23, 2017 — Scientists have clarified that toroidal magnets can also look for axions, one of the particle candidates for the mysterious dark ... read more

Jan. 16, 2017 — It’s the big astrophysical whodunnit. Across the Universe, galaxies are being killed and the question scientists want answered is, what’s killing ... read more

Research Supports Role of Supernovas in Measuring Pace at Which the Universe Expands

Jan. 6, 2017 — A team of research scientists recently published a paper marking the importance of Type Ia supernovas in measuring the pace at which the universe expands. Type Ia supernovas are among the very ... read more

Jan. 4, 2017 — New research by cosmologists confirms the accuracy of Type Ia supernovae in measuring the pace at which the universe expands. The findings support a widely held theory that the expansion of the ... read more

Dec. 19, 2016 — Researchers have just published the most precise analysis of the fluctuations in the gamma-ray background to date. By making use of more than six years of data, the researchers found two different ... read more

Number of Known Black Holes Expected to Double in Two Years With New Detection Method

Dec. 15, 2016 — A method that will detect roughly 10 black holes per year has now been developed, doubling the number currently known within two years, say scientists. They add that it will likely unlock the history ... read more

Dec. 15, 2016 — Statistical analysis of mini-spiral galaxies shows an unexpected interaction between dark matter and ordinary matter. According to a new report, where the relationship is obvious and cannot be ... read more

Dec. 7, 2016 — Analysis of a giant new galaxy survey suggests that dark matter may be less dense and more smoothly distributed throughout space than previously thought. An international team used data from the Kilo ... read more

Nov. 21, 2016 — Astronomers have found an extremely faint dwarf satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. The satellite, named Virgo I, lies in the direction of the constellation Virgo. At the absolute magnitude of -0.8 in ... read more

Nov. 2, 2016 — In the search for the mysterious dark matter, physicists have used elaborate computer calculations to come up with an outline of the particles of this unknown form of matter. To do this, the ... read more

Oct. 21, 2016 — Five years ago, the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three astronomers for their discovery that the universe is expanding at an accelerating pace. This led to the widespread acceptance of the ... read more

Did LIGO Detect Black Holes or Gravastars?

Oct. 19, 2016 — After the first direct detection of gravitational waves that was announced last February by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and made news all over the world, two researchers set out to test whether ... read more

Sep. 26, 2016 — LUX-ZEPLIN, an ultrasensitive dark matter detector, has cleared a major approval milestone and is on track to begin its mile-deep hunt for theoretical particles known as WIMPs in 2020. WIMPs are ... read more

In Rotating Galaxies, Distribution of Normal Matter Precisely Determines Gravitational Acceleration

Sep. 21, 2016 — Researchers have found a significant new relationship in spiral and irregular galaxies: the acceleration observed in rotation curves tightly correlates with the gravitational acceleration expected ... read more

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