An Astrophysicist Says We Might Not Be Able to Distinguish Aliens From The Laws of Physics
An astrophysicist has put forward an interesting thought experiment this week: what if a civilisation of extraterrestrial life was advanced enough, it's possible that we might confuse its presence with the laws of physics.
Dark Matter Still a Mystery: Most Sensitive Search Yet Comes Up Empty
The incredibly sensitive LUX dark matter detector, buried under a mile of rock, has come up empty on its 20-month search for dark matter — further narrowing down the possible characteristics of the strange substance.
New Hypothesis Suggests That Dark Matter May Be Made up of Primordial Black Holes
With the detection of gravitational waves by LIGO, scientists have been able to hypothesize that dark matter may be composed of primordial black holes. More observation is needed to confirm, but this could represent an exciting new chapter in the history of the universe.