Finally, Have a Scientists Proof of Dark Matter?

December 12, 2014 11:09 AM

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Fans of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ will remember Sheldon and Rajesh descending into the bowels of their university to prepare themselves for research into dark matter by detecting its presence in mines. Better to have waited for data from ESA’s XMM-Newton telescope to arrive.

The orbiting telescope, run by the European Space Agency, is sending back data to the from Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne (EPFL) Laboratory of Physics and Cosmology (LPPC) in Lausanne, Switzerland and to Leiden University in the Netherlands. The astrophysicists will publish a paper in the j...

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