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MIT builds a mini-magnetar to look for dark matter particles

MIT builds a mini-magnetar to look for dark matter particles If there’s anything scientists and the public seem to agree on, it’s how baffling the hunt has been for dark matter.It could help turn up evidence of dark matter.

The year in space: Supernovas, gravitational waves, theoretical planets, and Hammer pants

The year in space: Supernovas, gravitational waves, theoretical planets, and Hammer pants The Great Observatory is still going strong after its 2009 tuneup, and now the Space Telescope Science Institute has a little bit more scratch to keep the Hubble project running until 2021.This year, the International Space Station made its 100,000th orbit around our planet.