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How Do Astronomers Use Light to Probe Dark Matter?

Looking throughout our universe, we see many fascinating objects and diverse phenomena. Observing over a range of wavelengths and distances, astronomers around the world have detected various planets, some possibly supporting life, as well as twinkling stars, evolving nebulae and clouds of gas and dust, exploding novae, spiraling and rotating galaxies, some colliding with each other, in addition to quasars, blazars, pulsars, comets, and other exotic things. 1,141 more words


Why Science Cannot Ever Be the Whole Story

The stories of science are useful stories, however they cannot be considered complete stories because there is so much about our universe that science does not know. 317 more words

No More Wimpy Christians!

Wimpy…The American Christian

I wonder if American Christians read the same Bible I read. I hear so many complaints about their lives. They express disappointment with God and the Christian life. 500 more words


From Symmetry: "Miraculous WIMPs"


July 15, 2015
Manuel Gnida

Artwork by Sandbox Studio, Chicago with Ana Kova

What are WIMPs, and what makes them such popular dark matter candidates? 762 more words

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When Did Americans Become Wimps?

As a kid, I played ‘Cowboys and Indians’.  My younger siblings and I galloped around the yard on stick horses, firing our six-shooter cap guns, and drawing back on our… 675 more words


Wimps To Release New EP On Kill Rock Stars: Pre-Order Now!

Seattle, WA’s Wimps have signed with Kill Rock Stars and are releasing a new EP.

The EP, Super Me, features five tracks and is due out August 7 on cassette and mp3. 32 more words


Black Holes Destroy Dark Matter (and Emit Gamma Rays)

Black holes can cause dark matter to annihilate in their vicinity by concentrating the dark matter and enhancing the collision rate between dark matter particles. The best observational candidates are supermassive black holes, such as the 4 million solar mass black hole found at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. 1,073 more words

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