Using Einstein’s general theory of relativity and highly sensitive equipment, astronomers have constrained the role of dark energy in the early universe
The map is the strongest evidence yet for the theory that the majority of our cosmos is made up of matter and energy we can’t see
A previously unknown, extremely large supercluster located in the direction of the constellation Pisces, has been identified
Using the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), the first map of the large-scale structure of the universe has been created – based entirely on the positions of quasars
Three detector systems for the Euclid mission, led by the European Space Agency, have been delivered to Europe for the spacecraft’s near-infrared instrument
Elusive planets may be lurking around the edges of our solar neighbourhood, and astronomers from NASA and UC Berkeley want the public’s help to hunt them down
The discovery of two massive holes in a stream of stars could help answer questions about the nature of the elusive material
Researchers looking for new ways to probe the nature of the universe have adopted a new strategy: looking at what’s not there
There’s a force tearing the universe apart. Find out how we’re close to solving the universe’s biggest mystery in the latest issue – out now!
‘Cosmic gaps’ could contain as much as 20 per cent of the ‘normal’ matter in the universe
The location of a fast radio burst has been identified for the first time, allowing the distribution of dark matter to be confirmed
After years of preparatory studies, the space agency is formally starting an astrophysics mission designed to help unlock the secrets of the universe
We take a look at what would happen if we were able to somehow touch the elusive 25 per cent of the universe
There are three possible fates, but which one will the universe choose?
In this video the guys over at Minute Physics give a brief description of dark matter.