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November 30, 2011
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Physicists Set Strongest Limit on Mass of Dark Matter

*Brown University physicists have set the strongest limit for the mass of dark matter, the mysterious particles believed to make up nearly a quarter of the universe. The researchers report in Physical Review Letters that dark matter must have a … Continue reading

November 12, 2011
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Newly Found Dwarf Galaxies Could Help Reveal the Nature of Dark Matter

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— In work that could help advance astronomers’ understanding of dark matter, University of Michigan researchers have discovered two additional dwarf galaxies that appear to be satellites of Andromeda, the closest spiral galaxy to Earth. Eric Bell, an … Continue reading

October 26, 2011
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NASA Says Comet Elenin Gone and Should Be Forgotten

Comet Elenin is no more. Latest indications are this relatively small comet has broken into even smaller, even less significant, chunks of dust and ice. This trail of piffling particles will remain on the same path as the original comet, … Continue reading

July 22, 2010
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Black Hole at Milky Way Core Powers Galaxy’s Fastest Stars

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—The black hole at the center of the galaxy is to blame for sling-shotting “hypervelocity stars” out of the Milky Way at up to 1.8 million miles per hour, according to new evidence from research involving a University … Continue reading