Answers to the biggest mysteries may lie well outside traditional paradigms.
Dark matter might be fluid in galaxies but something else on vaster, cosmological scales.
Maybe Newtonian physics doesn't need dark matter to work, but Mordehai Milgrom instead.
Physicists are rethinking how to use the Large Hadron Collider to search for dark matter.
After 30 years and no results, it’s time to support more entrepreneurial physicists.
Reina Maruyama wasn’t expecting her particle detector to work buried deep in ice. She was wrong.
This weird type of dark matter would also puff up galaxies and make stars age prematurely.
A poet finds inspiration in cosmic darkness.
The elusive substance may not be a new kind of particle at all.
The binary pairing of Darkness and Light is so basic to human culture, no other name for the unseen stuff could do.
Without the extra heft of dark matter, you wouldn’t be here.
This isn’t the first time that scientists have wrestled with the unseen.
Alt-realities, whether cosmic or VR, would undermine the laws of physics.
The foundational uncertainty of quantum mechanics provided the perfect literary model for Modernist ideas.
Turns out, we've been debating the notion of infinite worlds for millennia.
And sorry, Eleven, but psychic powers won’t transport you to another world.