Dark Matter

The Universe Is Being Unzipped By Dark Energy, But Don't Worry It's Happening Slowly

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Tech

It has long been believed that the eventual demise of our universe will be slow and undramatic, as we gradually fade into oblivion. But it seems we m...

Physicist Explains Why He Thinks Gravity Is Just An Illusion

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Tech

For years, scientists have been trying to explain the mystery of dark matter – the invisible substance believed to make up 27% of the universe’s m...

Astronomers Have Discovered A 'Ghost Galaxy' Made Up Of 99.9% Dark Matter

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Tech

Astronomers have discovered the largest ‘ghost galaxy’ in known existence, made up of 99.99% black matter. The discovery makes the galaxy, which h...

China Could Be About To Prove That Dark Matter Is Real

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Tech

In the never ending struggle to prove that dark matter is in fact real, one country could be about to solve the mystery once and for all: China. Th...

Here's The Proof That The Sun Is Evil

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Tech

If last week's halloween stunt from the Sun didn't convince you that the Sun is inherently evil than perhaps this will. Astronomers from the Univer...

Dark Matter Could Be Pulling Asteroids Into The Path Of The Earth

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Tech

Last week we brought you the news that 26 asteroids have struck the Earth with the power of a nuclear bomb in just 14 years. It gets worse - in som...

This Is (Probably) A Picture Of Dark Matter, The Invisible Stuff That Makes Up 80% Of The Universe

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have declared they have found "the most compelling signal" ever for dark matter in the depths of the universe. Dark Matter is thought to...

Dark Matter Web 'Underneath' The Universe Seen For The First Time

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

A 'web' of dark mater underneath the visible universe has been seen by scientists for the first time. Dark matter is the counter-intuitive substanc...

'Dark Matter Disc' Discovered Over The Equator, But It's Fine

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A disc of dark matter might have just been found hanging over the Equator of the Earth. But don't panic. The startling claim has been made by a sci...

Astronomers Find Mysterious Sources Of Ultra-High Energy Deep In The Cosmos

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.09.2013 | UK Tech

Astronomers have identified what they think are the 514 most energetic objects in the observable universe. The unnerving problem is they don't know...

Large Hadron Collider Scientists 'Turn To The Dark Side'

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists are switching to the Dark Side as they prepare to ramp up the power at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). After capturing a species of Hig...

Physicists Find First Direct Evidence Of Dark Matter Particles

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists have found the first potential evidence of the existence of dark matter. Dark matter is form of sub-atomic particle which may make up mo...

How Shall I Love Thee, O Sheldon?

James Christie | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK
James Christie

I was thinking about roles in life for people with autism the other day, and my thoughts turned to The Big Bang Theory's Sheldon Lee Cooper. And I realized a simple thing. Sheldon is The Man!

Dark Matter Space Experiment Finds Evidence - But No 'Smoking Gun'

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Tech

The first results from the most costly experiment ever conducted in space have begun to unravel one of the universe's greatest mysteries. The £1.3...

Discovery of the Fifth Dimension

Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Tech
Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D

The discovery of the fifth dimension changes everything we thought to know about our universe and opens a completely new window for our views on our existence, including the two questions "how" and "why".

Physicists May Have Finally Found The Invisible Scaffolding Of Our Universe

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Tech

Physicists may have finally found hard evidence for the existence of dark matter. And reports from the American Association for the Advancement of ...

Clock This: Time Will Grind To A Halt One Day, Say Scientists

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK

Ever had that feeling that there aren’t enough hours in the day? Well one day, there won’t be any hours in the day, or minutes, or even nano-se...

The Discovery of a Powerful Black Hole Hurricane

Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK Tech
Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D

28.000 light years away from Earth, towards the center of our Milky Way, an unexpectedly mighty hurricane blows around a tiny black hole. It is the strongest wind ever observed by astronomers and a great surprise because these pushed off particles exceed the speed of 32 million k.p.h

Dark Matter Cosmic Web Revealed

PA | Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Tech

An intricate "cosmic web" of dark matter is spun across the universe, the largest ever map of the mysterious invisible substance has revealed. Astr...

A Bright Future for Dark Energy Physics

Anais Rassat | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Tech
Anais Rassat

The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded on Tuesday to Saul Perlmutter, Brian P. Schmidt and Adam G. Riess for their leadership of the teams that discovered the apparent "accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae" in 1998.