#Dark Matter

A Potential Breakthrough in Astrophysics: Decoding the Universe Through Pulsar Timing Arrays

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A Potential Breakthrough in Astrophysics: Decoding the Universe Through Pulsar Timing Arrays The world of astrophysics is buzzing with excitement ahead of an announcement by the International Pulsar Timing Array (IPTA) this Thursday. Rumours are flying around that the announcement could revolutionise our understanding of the universe, physics,...

What is dark matter is made of? Arrakhis aims to find out

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Arrakhis: the tiny satellite aiming to reveal what dark matter is made of The European Space Agency (Esa) recently announced a new mission of its science programme: a small telescope orbiting the Earth dubbed Arrakhis. But although its name is inspired by the sci-fi novel Dune, it will not...

Nobel Prize In Physics – Meet James Peebles, master of the universe

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During the press conference in which he was revealed as one of the winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics, James (Jim) Peebles was asked to point to a single discovery or breakthrough from his long career that would put the award in context. Peebles demurred, replying...