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Dark blunder

So, you know when you accidentally misplace 83% of the mass of the Universe? Wait… what? Ok, let me backtrack a minute. Do you remember last month there was a press release from ESO saying how it a study had … Continue reading

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Nothing really matters

In astronomy, as in any science, there are things which we know and things we don’t know. There are also things which we see, and things which we can’t see. Dark matter though, is one of those subjects out there … Continue reading

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Dark Matter Ramjets

I stumbled across a paper the other morning on arXiv which, at first glance, looked so bizarre I nearly forgot about my coffee. I’ll freely admit, I do rather like audacious concepts, and this one is about as audacious as … Continue reading

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The Dark Universe

So apparently, everything we can see in the whole universe is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Like the back jelly beans in this picture (which I’ve stolen from the Chandra Blog), most of the universe is completely invisible … Continue reading

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