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The X17 factor: a particle new to physics might solve the dark matter mystery

The X17 factor: a particle new to physics might solve the dark matter mystery Anomalies in nuclear physics experiments may show signs of a new force. Shutterstock Celine Boehm, University of Sydney and Tibor Kibedi, Australian National University A team of scientists in Hungary recently published a paper that hints at the existence of a […]

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Shape of the universe: could it be curved, not flat?

Shape of the universe: could it be curved, not flat? Dark matter and gas in the universe. There may be more dark matter than we think. Illustris, CC BY-SA Eleonora Di Valentino, University of Manchester No matter how elegant your theory is, experimental data will have the last word. Observations of the retrograde motion of […]