Axions: Another Dark Matter Candidate Not Found
December 6, 2022
The endless quest for a dark matter particle comes up empty again. Too much is invested in the search to give up.
How to Become an Expert in Ignorance
April 14, 2022
She's proud of all the things she doesn't know and can't figure out. This points to serious problems in our education system.
2020 Ends with No Dark Matter
December 30, 2020
Cosmologists end another year without finding dark phlogiston. What will it take to cure them of their pet myth?
Will Dark Matter Hunters Ever Give Up?
April 1, 2020
The history of dark matter searches is a long string of non-detections. When does theory have to face reality?
Dark Matter Still Missing After Many Decades
November 22, 2019
Astrophysicists have spent millions of dollars for decades to look at nothing.
More Excuses for Missing Dark Matter
May 30, 2019
How long can a theory survive repeated falsifications? Very long, when ideology (and funding) is at stake.
The Dark Side of Dark Matter Hunts
April 4, 2019
Dark matter is still a no-show. What will it take for cosmologists to give up on a fruitless quest?
Cosmologists Are Blind in the Dark
November 15, 2016
A rash of recent science articles shows that secular cosmologists have no idea where they are, or why.
Dark Matter Is Lost in Space
December 19, 2015
Astronomers are spending millions on their biggest gamble yet: looking for something that may not exist.
Dark Matter Search Tinkers with Mythology
January 6, 2014
They can't find it, but it must be there. How long can that approach be sustained?