Dark Matter –“A Strange Quantum Superfluid That Flows Without Entropy”

Galaxy Protocluster


“A superfluid is a very interesting kind of fluid,” says physicist Justin Khoury, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, who focuses on the interface of particle physics and cosmology. “Most substances we find in the laboratory form a solid when cooled to a low enough temperature. But a certain set of substances, such as liquid helium, effectively remain a liquid all the way to absolute zero temperature.


Secret of Dark Matter –“Enormous Beacon and Planet-Sized Particles” 




“We tend to think about particles as being tiny but, theoretically, there is no reason they can’t be as big as a galaxy,” says Asimina Arvanitaki, The Aristarchus chair in theoretical physics at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Canada about solving the mystery of dark matter.


“Big Bang Vanishes” –Quantum Theory Describes an Eternal Universe

Mrk 1216 Galaxy


An intriguing new theory suggests there was no Big Bang singularity, no starting point and points at the possibility that the universe had no beginning.


“X-Ray Map of the Cosmos” –Unveils Unknown Supermassive Black Holes & Dark Energy

Supernassive black hole


“Have you seen your body in X-rays? It looks completely different,” says astrophysicist Rashid Sunyaev. “We will do the same with the Universe.” Sunyaev, an eminent Soviet-born cosmologist at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics about a joint German–Russian mission called Spectrum-Roentgen-Gamma (SRG) will launch into space to create a 3D x-ray map of the cosmos that will reveal how the Universe accelerates under the mysterious repulsive force called dark energy and detect up to three million supermassive black holes.


“Pop Goes the Cosmos” –Mystery of the Universe Before the Big Bang

Early Universe


On March 21, 2013, the European Space Agency held an international press conference to announce new results from a spacecraft called Planck that mapped the cosmic microwave background (CMB) radiation, light emitted more than 13 billion years ago just after the Big Bang revealing some of the greatest mysteries of cosmology.


“Beyond the Standard Model” –A Frighteningly Infinite ‘Physics’ of Possible Worlds

Sagittarius A* Black Hole


“There are no laws of physics,” observed Robbert Dijkgraaf, mathematical physicist and director of the Institute for Advanced Study, where Einstein spent his last 22 years. Instead, he observes, there is a terrifying complex “landscape” of possibilities, a nearly infinite, subtly connected network of complementary versions of reality each with its own set of fundamental particles, forces, laws and dimensions.”



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