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May 12, 2013
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New dark matter detector begins search for invisible particles

Scientists heard their first pops last week in an experiment that searches for signs of dark matter in the form of tiny bubbles. They will need to analyze them further in order to discern whether dark matter caused any of … Continue reading

March 7, 2013
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Comet to Make Close Flyby of Red Planet in October 2014

Comet 2013 A1 (Siding Spring) will make a very close approach to Mars in October 2014. The latest trajectory of comet 2013 A1 (Siding Spring) generated by the Near-Earth Object Program Office at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., … Continue reading

December 5, 2011
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In The Dragonfish’s Mouth: The Next Generation of Superstars to Stir Up Our Galaxy

TORONTO, ON – Three astronomers at the University of Toronto have found the most numerous batch of young, supermassive stars yet observed in our galaxy: hundreds of thousands of stars, including several hundreds of the most massive kind –blue stars … 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

September 25, 2011
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Exeter Physicist Advances Early Universe Theory

*Research by a University of Exeter astrophysicist has helped to explain how the first stars and galaxies formed.* *Research led by Professor Gilles Chabrier of the University of Exeter suggests that large magnetic fields were generated shortly after the Big … Continue reading

April 13, 2011
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Report Provides NASA with Direction for Next 10 Years of Space Research

*MU vice chancellor led committee that focused on fundamental physics research projects* COLUMBIA, Mo. ­— During the past 60 years, humans have built rockets, walked on the moon and explored the outer reaches of space with probes and telescopes. During … Continue reading