Dark matter

10.24.14
A 3D slice of the universe 10.8 billion years ago
10.24.14

A 3D slice of the universe 10.8 billion years ago

Mapping out the ancient universe is a major astronomical goal, but there's a huge challenge: the g...

By S. Dent,   10.24.14
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08.10.12
Scientists release biggest ever 3D map of the universe, lacks turn-by-turn navigation (video)
08.10.12

Scientists release biggest ever 3D map of the universe, lacks turn-by-turn navigation (video)

The stargazers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have released a huge three-dimen...

By M. Smith,   08.10.12
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07.08.12
Alt-week 7.8.2012: Solar flares, trapping dark matter, and life-sized Lego trees
07.08.12

Alt-week 7.8.2012: Solar flares, trapping dark matter, and life-sized Lego trees

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

By J. Trew,   07.08.12
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04.21.11
Universe expansion: dark energy's out, anti-gravity's in, matter and antimatter still can't get along
04.21.11

Universe expansion: dark energy's out, anti-gravity's in, matter and antimatter still can't get along

Dark energy, we barely knew you, but before we ever found out if you were, in fact, the invisible h...

By M. Gorman,   04.21.11
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12.23.10
Visualized: world's largest neutrino observatory rivals Guatemala sinkhole
12.23.10

Visualized: world's largest neutrino observatory rivals Guatemala sinkhole

Without question, one of the images from 2010 will be the insane, almost incomprehensible sinkhole...

By D. Murph,   12.23.10
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