Stardust in the recipe for celestial bodies | Life

If you want to make a comet, asteroid, planet, star, or many other bodies, the recipe is the same. There is just one ingredient: the cosmic clouds of gas and dust. The procedure is the same; one just gathers some of the material into a lump. What you end up with is entirely determined by … Read more

Halos and Dark Matter: A Recipe for Discovery

UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS * Michigan State University * 408 W. Circle Drive * East Lansing, MI * 48824 Newswise — EAST LANSING, Mich. – About three years ago, Wolfgang “Wolfi” Mittig and Yassid Ayyad went looking for the universe’s missing mass, better known as dark matter, in the heart of an atom. Their expedition didn’t lead … Read more