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Did German Physicists Accidentally Discover Dark Matter in 2014?

Did German Physicists Accidentally Discover Dark Matter in 2014?

Could we have already discovered dark matter? That’s the question put forth in a new paper published Feb.12 in the Journal of Physics G. The authors outlined how dark matter might be made of a particle known as the d*(2380) hexaquark, which was likely detected in 2014. Dark…

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Spots Quasar Tsunamis Ripping Across Galaxies

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Spots Quasar Tsunamis Ripping Across Galaxies

NASA’s Hubble space telescope has helped astronomers spot quasar tsunamis ripping across galaxies. Described as “the most energetic outflows ever witnessed in the universe,” they emanate from quasars, distant bright objects in space that are similar to stars. The outflows “tear across interstellar space like…

How AI Is Helping Spot Wildfires Faster

How AI Is Helping Spot Wildfires Faster

As wildfire season raged in California this fall, a startup a few states away used artificial intelligence to pinpoint the location of blazes there within minutes — in some cases far faster than these fires might otherwise be noticed by firefighters or civilians. Santa Fe-based…

To Climb The Career Ladder, You Shouldn’t Have To Be A Manager

To Climb The Career Ladder, You Shouldn’t Have To Be A Manager

At many companies, “climbing the ladder” usually means one thing: Getting promoted to the managerial ranks. But there are plenty of valuable, talented employees who have no interest in managing others or being responsible for a team’s work. For them, a promotion to leadership can…

Baboons Break Out Of Captivity And Go On The Run Near Sydney Hospital

Baboons Break Out Of Captivity And Go On The Run Near Sydney Hospital

A pack of baboons momentarily caused chaos in Sydney on Tuesday, breaking out of captivity and roaming around the city’s streets before being recaptured. The animals escaped while being transported to a research facility at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, which borders the University of…

Engineers Crack 58-year-old Enigma, Make a Quantum Breakthrough

Engineers Crack 58-year-old Enigma, Make a Quantum Breakthrough

A team of engineers in Australia has cracked a problem that has stood for more than half a century. In 1961, scientist and Nobel Laureate Nicolaas Bloembergen had suggested that the nucleus of a single atom could be controlled using only electric fields. Now, the…

Greenland Shed Enormous 600B Tons Of Ice Last Year, Scientists Warn

Greenland Shed Enormous 600B Tons Of Ice Last Year, Scientists Warn

A disturbing new study notes that Greeland lost 600 billion tons of ice by the end of last summer, enough to raise global sea levels 2.2 millimeters in just two months by itself. The research, published in Geophysical Research Letters, notes that the exceptionally warm…

Dinosaurs Had Shorter Days And Longer Years, According To New Study

Dinosaurs Had Shorter Days And Longer Years, According To New Study

Dinosaurs ruled the Earth 65 million years ago, but they did so when a day was shorter than it is now, according to newly published research. The study, published in Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, looked at an extinct rudist clam and found that it had a growth ring…