Jovan Kesic forwarded the link www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/fifth-force-permeate-universe0818… … it seems theoretical physicists are saying they have found a fifth force. The comments are not exactly confident about this but the relevant paper is currently at the arXiv preprint server for anyone to look at. The study author thinks it may help solve the dark matter issue.
See also www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-cosmos-might-be-mostly-devoid-of-… … how life was created on Earth is still essentially a mystery in spite of some of the things you might read. What is the chance of finding life elsewhere in the universe?