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Distant galaxies and the true nature of dark matter

In conflict with the current prevailing theory used to describe the Universe, a new study suggests the existence of a direct interaction between the elementary particles that make up the dark matter halo and those that make up ordinary matter.

Feb 11th, 2022

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New planet detected around star closest to the Sun

Astronomers have found evidence of another planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our Solar System. This candidate planet is the third detected in the system and the lightest yet discovered orbiting this star. At just a quarter of Earth's mass, the planet is also one of the lightest exoplanets ever found.

Feb 10th, 2022

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Too many disk galaxies than theory allows

The Standard Model of Cosmology describes how the universe came into being according to the view of most physicists. Researchers have now studied the evolution of galaxies within this model, finding considerable discrepancies with actual observations.

Feb 4th, 2022

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Controlling robots from space

Research from the European Space Agency has shown for the first time that it is possible for an operator in orbit to feel the weight of rocks on the ground collected by a robot in a simulated geological exploration mission.

Feb 1st, 2022

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