• New Technique Looks for Dark Matter Traces in Dark Places

    10 days ago - By News Center

    In this composite image, theorized particles of decaying dark matter should produce a spherical halo of X-ray emission - represented here as colorized matter concentrated around the center of the Milky Way - that could be detectable when looking in otherwise blank regions of the galaxy. (Credit: Zosia Rostomian and Nicholas Rodd/Berkeley Lab; Christopher Dessert and Benjamin Safdi/University of Michigan; Fermi Large Area Telescope)
    So far, the only direct evidence we have for the existence of dark matter is through gravity-based effects on the matter we can see. And these gravitational...
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