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NASA delivered three detector systems for the European Space Agency's (ESA) ground-breaking Euclid mission to study dark matter and dark energy.
Book Review: Chandra’s Cosmos: Dark Matter, Black Holes, and Other Wonders Revealed by NASA’s Premier X-Ray ObservatoryJason RhianApril 10th, 2017
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, sent to orbit during STS-93 by Space Shuttle Columbia in 1999, has rewritten what humanity knows about the universe. A new book works to provide some of the little-known details about one of the space agency's Great Observatories.
Dark matter and dark energy are two of the greatest mysteries of the universe, perplexing scientists worldwide. Solving these scientific riddles may require a comprehensive approach in which theories, computations and ground-based observations are complemented by a fleet of spacecraft studying the "dark" universe.
China has successfully launched the country’s first-ever dark matter probe on Thursday, Dec. 17. The satellite, named DAMPE (DArk Matter Particle Explorer), blasted off atop a Chinese Long March 2D rocket at 00:12 GMT from Launch Area 4 at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, located in northwest China's Gansu Province.