Is dark matter older than the Big Bang?

Exactly what dark matter is and how it came to be is still a mystery, but new calculations could add to our understanding of its origins.

Chanapa Tantibanchachai-Johns Hopkins | Aug. 9, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology big-bang dark-matter physics space

Physicists to hunt dark matter in a former gold mine

In a mine where workers once risked their lives to find gold, researchers now seek the ultimate treasure in particle physics—dark matter.

Lawrence Goodman-Brandeis | June 19, 2019 | futurity
~9 mins   

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Half-life of xenon 124 is about 18 sextillion years

Physicists report the first direct observation of two-neutrino double electron capture for xenon 124, the process it uses to decay.

Mike Williams-Rice | April 24, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

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Is the Higgs boson actually a ‘portal to the dark world’?

Now that they've identified the Higgs boson, scientists have set their sights on an even more elusive target: the world of dark matter and energy.

Louise Lerner-Chicago | April 24, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

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Physics fight: Theoretical or experimental?

Check out this video to hear physicists go head-to-head over which is better: theoretical or experimental physics.

Boston University | April 4, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

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Simulation upends ideas about massive black hole births

New research offers new clues to the formation of massive black holes, which may be more common than first thought.

John Toon-Georgia Tech | Jan. 28, 2019 | futurity
~9 mins   

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