DIAS teams up with Japan for space telescope mission

Posted in Featured, Hardware on 31st Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has teamed up with the Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) to launch a new powerful space telescope into orbit.

Have Scientists Detected Gravitational Waves for the First Time?

Posted in Science on 12th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Rumors are swirling that the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory has observed gravitational waves predicted over 100 years ago.

Simulation models universe from near birth until today

Posted in Software on 3rd Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

One of the largest cosmological simulations ever performed, has modeled the evolution of the universe from just 50 million years after the Big Bang to the present day.

New 'stealth dark matter' theory may explain mystery of the universes missing mass

Posted in Science on 25th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new theory that may explain why dark matter has evaded direct detection in Earth-based experiments has been developed.

UCLA physicist tests theories of dark energy by mimicking the vacuum of space

Posted in Science on 23rd Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Dark energy causes galaxies to accelerate away from one another, and constitutes the majority of the universe's energy and mass.