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Where is the Universe Hiding its Missing Mass?

Credits: Illustration: Springel et al. (2005); Spectrum: NASA/CXC/CfA/Kovács et al. Where is the Universe Hiding its Missing Mass? Astronomers have spent decades looking for something that sounds like it would be hard to miss: about a third of the “normal” ...

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In Search of Dark Matter

Particle physicist Hai-Bo Yu is an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at UC Riverside. PHOTO CREDIT: I. PITTALWALA, UC RIVERSIDE.   In Search of Dark Matter Researchers, including a UC Riverside particle physicist, interpret new experimental data aimed at ...

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Dark Matter Goes Missing in Oddball Galaxy

This large, fuzzy-looking galaxy is so diffuse that astronomers call it a “see-through” galaxy because they can clearly see distant galaxies behind it. The ghostly object, catalogued as NGC 1052-DF2, doesn’t have a noticeable central region, or even spiral arms ...

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The universe out of the supercomputer

Thin slice through the cosmic large-scale structure in the largest simulation of the IllustrisTNG project. Shown is a projection of the baryonic density field, where image brightness indicates the projected mass density and color hue visualizes the mean projected gas ...

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SENSEI searches for light dark matter

Photo by Reidar Hahn, Fermilab   SENSEI searches for light dark matter Technology proposed 30 years ago to search for dark matter is finally seeing the light. In a project called SENSEI, scientists are using innovative sensors developed over three ...

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