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Fraser
2007-Feb-12, 01:53 AM
Astronomers have taken 4,000 of the brightest quasars and figured out just how much dark matter surrounds them. As we're starting to learn, wherever there's matter, there's 10x as much dark matter. ...

Read the full blog entry (http://www.universetoday.com/2007/02/11/distant-quasars-surrounded-by-dark-matter-halos/)

Grand_Lunar
2007-Feb-12, 12:54 PM
Interesting results.
In way, this makes sense to see such objects have a large mass of DM around them. IIRC, galaxies have similar halos, yes?