Hubble Detects Smallest Known Dark Matter Clumps

Friday, January 10, 2020 - 09:20 in Astronomy & Space

Portal origin URL: Hubble Detects Smallest Known Dark Matter ClumpsPortal origin nid: 457138Published: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 15:15Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Dark matter forms much smaller clumps than previously known. This result confirms one of the fundamental predictions of the widely accepted "cold dark matter" theory. All galaxies, according to this theory, form and are embedded within clouds of dark matter, a hard-to-detect form of matter making up the bulk of the universe's mass.Portal image: bright quasar "dots" against black backgrounds of spaceScience Categories: Universe

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