GPS joins the hunt for dark matter in time-warping cosmic kinks

November 19, 2014 11:43 AM

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GPS joins the hunt for dark matter in time-warping cosmic kinks

Timey-wimey, wibbly-wobbly: scientists reckon satellites and dead stars could hold the key to the mystery of dark matter.

Your phone's GPS can help find your way in the dark, but GPS could also help find dark matter too. Scientists are using location satellites to investigate whether the mysterious matter making up 80 per cent of our universe is found in cracks in space that warp time.

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