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A Detector Shines in the Search For Dark Matter

Cosmic Relations and Dark Matter

Through their observations of the sky, astrophysicists try to determine the distance of cosmic objects like stars and galaxies from Earth and the relationship of these objects to one another. But the task is not always easy.  

Virtues of Attention: Global Philosophical Perspectives

NYUAD Physicist Assists in Black Hole Discovery

Cosmologists have calculated that, on occasion, a star's orbit will be disturbed in such a way that it passes very near the super-massive black hole at the center of its galaxy — but not so close that it is captured whole.