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Fraser
2005-Dec-12, 09:42 PM
SUMMARY: Even through scientists have no idea what dark matter really is, they're able to see its effect on regular matter, and use this data to build a map of where it's clustered. Astronomers have used the Hubble Space Telescope to map the dark matter in two very young galaxy clusters. Their observations lend evidence to the theory that galaxies form at the densest regions of dark matter.

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jimmarsen
2005-Dec-12, 10:34 PM
What is the evidence that dark matter density does or does not correlate with gravitational potential?

ToSeek
2006-Mar-04, 04:49 AM
Advisor7's ATM comments and responses thereto have been moved to this ATM thread. (http://www.bautforum.com/showthread.php?t=38860) Please continue discussion there.