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Dark Matter Image

Scientists have captured an image of a dark matter bridge for the first time, and this basically confirms the theory that galaxies are connected by a cosmic web. This was made possibly using a technique called weak gravitational lensing, in which researchers identified distortions of distant galaxies as they are influenced by a large, unseen mass, like dark matter. Continue reading for another video and more information.

"The scientists looked at more than 23,000 galaxy pairs to create a composite image that shows the dark matter web for the first time. Researchers published their findings in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society," according to Inhabitat.

This entry was posted on 05/07/2017 09:30am and is filed under Science, Space .
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