The Hubble Space Telescope, which will celebrate its 30th birthday this April, has images cosmic mirages that yield two remarkable cosmological results.
A simple experiment has detected a signal from the first stars forming just 180 million years after the Big Bang. The observations have intriguing implications for the nature of dark matter.
Our galaxy's center region is producing gamma rays, but astronomers are still debating whether pulsars or dark matter are the source. Three recent studies tackle the debate head-on.
Astronomers analyzing a new sky survey have found that the distribution of dark matter in the modern universe is smoother than predicted from observations of a far younger universe.
Satellite dwarf galaxies orbiting the Milky Way should help scientists better grasp the universe's evolution while also homing in on dark matter's identity.
Three astrophysicists discuss preparations for three recently funded dark matter experiments, and the likelihood that one of them will strike gold.