Category: Dark Matter

The Search for Dark Matter

The Search for Dark Matter

Teams of researchers working in underground laboratories across the world believe the decades-long hunt for dark matter might soon bear fruit. But their excitement about detecting these hypothetical ghost particles is only matched by...

New Insights on Dark Matter

New Insights on Dark Matter

(multimedia) There’s more to the cosmos than meets the eye. About 80 percent of the matter in the universe is invisible to telescopes, yet its gravitational influence is manifest in the orbital speeds of stars...

Dark Energy

Dark Energy

New Haven, Connecticut (CNN) – On Tuesday, three U.S.-trained scientists won the Nobel prize in physics, for finding definitive evidence that the expansion of the universe is accelerating.