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September 2, 2020
"Using the power of supercomputers, an international team of researchers has zoomed in on the smallest clumps of dark matter in a virtual universe. Published today in Nature, the study reveals dark matter haloes as active regions of the sky, teeming with not only galaxies, but also radiation-emitting collisions that could make it possible to find these haloes in the real sky." Image Credit: J. Wang; S. Bose/CfA
Here is the original paper published in Nature.
August 7, 2020
The hypothetical particle that dark matter is made of remains to be a mystery. The Large Hadron Collider (particle accelerator) hasn't found any of the mysterious dark matter particles yet, but it has certainly ruled out many possibilities! We now have a better idea about many properties of dark matter than we did 10 years ago. The hunt for dark matter goes on.. Image credit: V. Springel et al. 2005