The Atmosphere of Uranus Is Literally Leaking Gas Into Space

The Atmosphere of Uranus Is Literally Leaking Gas Into Space

Poor old Uranus just can’t seem to catch a break. Something already tipped the planet on its side, so its orbit is perpendicular to those of the other Solar System planets. It probably smells terrible. And now scientists have discovered that the atmosphere of Uranus is leaking…

A New Analysis Has Failed to Find a Dark Matter ‘Glow’ in The Milky Way’s Halo

A New Analysis Has Failed to Find a Dark Matter ‘Glow’ in The Milky Way’s Halo

Once again, a search for signs of dark matter outside its gravitational effect has turned up zilch – but this time it’s a little more controversial. Astronomers peering into empty space have not found an X-ray glow hypothesised to be the product of one particular dark matter…