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Astrophysicists devised a new theory that may explain the formation of black holes with masses exceeding 50 times that of our own sun.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The new laureates discovered the first planet orbiting a solar-type star and improved our understanding of how the universe evolved.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

A new paper proposes two experiments to test if the steadiest components in physics are really kind of shifty after all.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

We have now seen what we thought was unseeable, team says.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Evidence of dark matter particles may be easier to find in ancient minerals than in the newest detectors.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Researchers calculate all the photons ever emitted by the observable universe and find an astronomical number.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Theoretical physicists come up with a new way to analyze the firework of signals coming from particle collision experiments.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Physicists come up with alternate explanation of gravity that may implicate dark energy, which comprises 70 percent of our universe.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Physicists speculate that decaying neutrons may be producing particles unknown to science that make up the elusive dark matter.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

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