Experiment with A Single Atom to Study Dark Matter
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Experiment with A Single Atom to Study Dark Matter

Dark energy is the identity given to an unknown force that’s causing the universe to expand at an accelerating rate. Some physicists suggest dark energy is a ‘fifth’ force that acts on matter, beyond the four already identified gravitational, electromagnetic, and the robust and weak nuclear forces. However, researchers think this fifth force could also […]

After Collecting Samples from Asteroid Japanese Probe Preparing to Return
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After Collecting Samples from Asteroid Japanese Probe Preparing to Return

A successful touchdown onto the surface of Ryugu, Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe is packing its valuable cargo because it prepares to carry samples of the asteroid back to Earth. Hayabusa2 carried out two touchdowns after arriving on the asteroid in June 2018. The first, on February 21, 2019, was prepared to collect samples direct from Ryugu’s surface, […]