A New Theory Unifies Dark Matter and Dark Energy as a ‘Dark Fluid’ With Negative Mass
Can one of Einstein’s forgotten theories solve the riddle of why 95 percent of the stuff in the universe appears to be missing?
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We went around the world searching for dark matter
An abandoned gold mine in South Dakota and the dry desert of Chile are two key sites where the scientific work is happening.
The Astronomer Who Is Building the Largest Map of Space by Volume
Mark Halpern and his team are in a race against time to study dark energy's role in the expansion of our universe.
The Physicist Building the World’s Most Precise Clock
Advanced timekeeping could help unify quantum and gravitational physics, predict earthquakes, and navigate in deep space.
what is gravity?
Theoretical Physicist Erik Verlinde Says We Don’t Need Dark Matter to Explain the Universe
Watch Verlinde deliver a talk on his "new view" on gravity tonight.
New Supernova Analysis Questions Dark Energy, Cosmic Acceleration
Timescape cosmology offers a way around one of the universe's best mysteries.
This Huge Telescope is Built Like A Halfpipe and Hunts for Dark Energy
Dark energy is driving the accelerating expansion of the universe. No one knows what it is.
Into the Void
Scientists Say That, Yes, We Live in a Giant Gaping Void
It’s the largest void known to science.
good for nothin'
New Research Says Dark Energy Doesn't Need to Exist
It doesn’t have to be this way.
The Expansion of the Universe Appears Faster Than We Thought
The results of a new study are close, but slightly faster than, the generally accepted rate.
How Breaking One of the Most Basic Physical Laws Might Explain Dark Energy
Fudging the law of conservation of energy offers a new perspective on dark energy.
Dark Matter Hunters Are Hoping 2017 Is Their Year
If we don't find it soon, our best searches could be doing it wrong.