Dark matter scientist Vera Rubin dies at 88
She helped fill a large gap in our understanding of the universe.
Strange galaxy is made almost entirely of dark matter
Dragonfly 44 has the mass of our galaxy, but only a fraction of the stars.
Dark matter might be made of black holes
We would have to rethink how the universe was formed.
'Goopy' dark matter could offer a new vision of the early universe
If a new model is correct, dark matter once behaved like a fluid.
ICYMI: Dark matter search, the personal plane and more
This plane should have made the GOOP holiday list.
Dark matter is (probably) more complex than you think
Scientists typically believe that dark matter, for all of its mystery, behaves in a simple way: if...
The Large Hadron Collider is back and stronger than ever
Yes, it's back -- after a two-year upgrade program, CERN's Large Hadron Collider is once again ope...
The Big Picture: A far-away supernova split into four
Gravity can play a lot of tricks with light, and we're not just talking about black holes. Take t...
Unusual X-ray signals could reveal dark matter
Dark matter remains one of the most mysterious elements of the universe, because it's completely i...