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Excessive Gamma Rays at Milky Way’s Center Hint at Dark Matter

Posted April 4th, 2014 at 6:59 pm (UTC-4)

Scientists believe high-energy gamma rays emanating from the center of our Milky Way are being produced by dark matter, the mysterious hypothetical substance believed to make up most of the physical universe. A new study based on independent research of gamma ray light shows that the center of our galaxy is cranking out huge amounts […]

Science Images of the Week

Posted June 21st, 2013 at 7:33 pm (UTC-4)

Science Scanner: NASA Detects Light from Earth-like Planet

Posted May 9th, 2012 at 10:27 pm (UTC-4)

It what it calls an historic step in the search for signs of life on other planets, NASA says its astronomers have detected light coming from a “super-Earth” planet 41 light years away. It marks the first time direct light from a rocky super-Earth planet has been seen, researchers said. The planet, called 55 Cancri […]