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Kepler Telescope Spots Hotter, Weirder Bodies Than Ever Before Seen (In The Sky, That Is)
It’s been less than a year since NASA launched the Kepler Space Telescope, and the device is already paying off...
Dark Matter Search in Minnesota Announces Exciting Results
Scientists have announced the possible discovery of dark matter after a week of rumors
Has Dark Matter Finally Been Detected On Earth?
For the past six years, the CDMS, the world’s most sensitive dark matter detector, sat deep beneath the Minnesotan countryside,...
Fastest Supercomputer in the World Models Dark Matter, HIV Family Tree Simultaneously
Petaflop power in action
Universe To End Sooner Than Previously Thought
While Robert Frost famously said that he prefers the world to end in fire, physicists have long predicted the universe...
Mathematicians’ Alternate Model of the Universe Explains Away the Need For Dark Energy
An alternative theory eliminates dark energy by placing Earth at the center of expansion
New “Cosmic Pregnancy Test” Predicts Birth of a Star
Due date? 200,000 years from now
New Evidence for Dark Matter
New space telescope discoveries spark dark matter debate
If The Sun Went Out, How Long Would Life On Earth Survive?
PopSci provides chilling answers to your burning questions