Dark Matter Exposed? Gamma-Ray Find Excites Scientists
Energetic light seen radiating from the center of the Milky Way may be the best evidence yet of dark matter. - SPACE.com
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Transit of Venus Viewed by Thousands at UC Irvine Observatory
A model showing the earth, center, and the surrounding galaxies frames the UC Irvine Observatory and portable telescopes set up to view the transit of Venus on June 5, 2012.
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Higgs Boson: UCI Physicists Play Key Role in ATLAS Experiment
UC Irvine scientists are playing a key role in the Large Hadron Collider, the world's most powerful particle accelerator. Built in Switzerland, it seeks to recreate conditions just a fraction of a second after the Big Bang. It will do this by smashing subatomic particles together at very high speeds around a 17-mile underground ring. Scientists hope the LHC will explain basic forces that have shaped our universe.
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The Cosmos: The Next Ten Years
UC Irvine cosmologist James Bullock helps people see the really big picture — from the Milky Way to the farthest reaches of the universe.   Professor Bullock starred as a co-host for the National Geographic television special, "Inside the Milky Way."
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IPMU
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UC Irvine, Dept. of Phys. & Astron.
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