Unraveling the mysteries of dark matter through gravitational waves

Gravitational waves Dark matter Astrophysics illustration

Researchers have revealed that observing gravitational waves from merging black holes could provide new insights into the nature of dark matter, according to findings presented at the National Astronomy Congress. The international team used computer simulations to study the generation of gravitational wave signals in a simulated universe with different types of dark matter. They … Leer más

SpaceX satellite leaked radio waves. Astronomers are worried

Radio leak satellites: Satellites in the sky in a grid pattern above the radio telescope array.

The artist’s concept shows a large constellation of satellites in low Earth orbit, with the Low Frequency Radio Array (LOFAR) telescope below. A new study shows that leaking satellites of radio waves could be harmful to radio astronomy. Image via IAU/Daniëlle Futselaar. SpaceX satellite leaked radio waves On July 5, 2023, astronomers from various institutions … Leer más