View Full Version : Mapping the Hidden Dark Matter

2005-Sep-22, 07:59 AM
SUMMARY: Dark matter is an invisible halo of material that seems to surround every galaxy. Astronomers can't see it, but they know it's there by the effect of its gravity; there seems to be 10 times as much dark matter as regular matter. Until now, astronomers believed that dark matter probably formed an even mist of particles in space, but researchers from UC Berkeley and MIT have created a computer simulation of how dark matter might clump together into larger chunks of material.

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