"Magnetic" dark matter may be accelerating the universe's expansion

Published Apr 07 2021 at 3:57 AM GMT
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  • The expansion of the universe is accelerating, but we're not really sure why.
  • The current best models give the driving force the placeholder name of 'dark energy" " but that might not even exist.
  • A new study has found that if dark matter had some unusual magnetic properties, it could explain the observed expansion.




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  • Published Apr 7, 2021 3:57 AM GMT