Dark power: Neutron stars will tell us if it’s only an illusion

Journal Reference: Miguel Bezares, Ricard Aguilera-Miret, Lotte ter Haar, Marco Crisostomi, Carlos Palenzuela, Enrico Barausse. No Evidence of Kinetic Screening in Simulations of Merging Binary Neutron Stars beyond General Relativity. Physical Review Letters, 2022; 128 (9) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.128.091103 For about 100 years now, general relativity has been very successful at describing gravity on a variety … Read more

New simulations refine axion mass, refocusing dark matter search

Journal Reference: Malte Buschmann, Joshua W. Foster, Anson Hook, Adam Peterson, Don E. Willcox, Weiqun Zhang, Benjamin R. Safdi. Dark matter from axion strings with adaptive mesh refinement. Nature Communications, 2022; 13 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-28669-y Using new calculational techniques and one of the world’s largest computers, Benjamin Safdi, assistant professor of physics at the University … Read more

A ‘scorching Jupiter’s’ dark side is revealed in detail for first time

Journal Reference: Mikal-Evans, T., Sing, D.K., Barstow, J.K. et al. Diurnal variations in the stratosphere of the ultrahot giant exoplanet WASP-121b. Nat Astron, 2022 DOI: 10.1038/s41550-021-01592-w “We’re now moving beyond taking isolated snapshots of specific regions of exoplanet atmospheres, to study them as the 3D systems they truly are,” says Thomas Mikal-Evans, who led the … Read more

How galaxies can exist without dark matter

Journal Reference: Moreno, J., Danieli, S., Bullock, J.S. et al. Galaxies lacking dark matter produced by close encounters in a cosmological simulation. Nat Astron, 2022 DOI: 10.1038/s41550-021-01598-4 It’s a mechanism that has the potential to explain how galaxies might be able to exist without dark matter — something once thought impossible. It started in 2018 … Read more

Distant galaxies and the true nature of dark matter

Journal Reference: G. Sharma, P. Salucci, G. van de Ven. Observational evidence of evolving dark matter profiles since z 1. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2022; DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/202141822 These important findings have been reported in a new study, recently published in the prestigious Astronomy and Astrophysics journal, that studied a large number of distant galaxies, some seven … Read more

“Free the Parthenon Marbles imprisoned in a dark, narrow gallery of the British Museum”

Free the Parthenon Marbles imprisoned in a dark narrow gallery

Tribune. The issue of the Parthenon Marbles, on the Acropolis of Athens, which are in the British Museum, London, is becoming increasingly topical and thorny for the British authorities. As the wave of restitutions and exchanges intensifies, it leads all the countries that hold fragments of the Parthenon to offer them to the Acropolis Museum, … Read more

Worldwide coordinated search for dark matter

Journal Reference: Samer Afach, Ben C. Buchler, Dmitry Budker, Conner Dailey, Andrei Derevianko, Vincent Dumont, Nataniel L. Figueroa, Ilja Gerhardt, Zoran D. Grujić, Hong Guo, Chuanpeng Hao, Paul S. Hamilton, Morgan Hedges, Derek F. Jackson Kimball, Dongok Kim, Sami Khamis, Thomas Kornack, Victor Lebedev, Zheng-Tian Lu, Hector Masia-Roig, Madeline Monroy, Mikhail Padniuk, Christopher A. Palm, … Read more

GIULIA MOLINO, “Like the rock stars is the new single:” Love is energy, not a dark room in which to lock yourself up and look for your faults “

GIULIA MOLINO Like the rock stars is the new single

Giulia Molino Like rock stars text and meaning of the new single already released on digital platforms on December 17 for Island of the Artists with distribution ADA Music Italy and, from 21 January, available in radio rotation. The piece bears the signature of Giulia Molino for the lyrics, while the music was composed with … Read more

Seven series and movies to watch Olivia Colman via streaming: from an irritating woman to The Dark Daughter and a queen in distress

Seven series and movies to watch Olivia Colman via streaming

The recent premiere on Netflix of the dark daughter, with address of Maggie Gyllenhaal and a stunning performance by Olivia Colman, brought the figure of the British actress back to the fore. A sober performer who, since winning the Oscar for her role in The favourite (2018), did not stop working and showing off: while … Read more

Microbes produce oxygen in the dark

Journal Reference: Beate Kraft, Nico Jehmlich, Morten Larsen, Laura A. Bristow, Martin Könneke, Bo Thamdrup, Donald E. Canfield. Oxygen and nitrogen production by an ammonia-oxidizing archaeon. Science, 2022; 375 (6576): 97 DOI: 10.1126/science.abe6733 The study is led by Beate Kraft and Donald E. Canfield from University of Southern Denmark and published in the journal Science. … Read more

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