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What does DM stand for?

DM stands for Dark Matter (astronomy)

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[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Scientists using Earth-based experiments to detect particles of dark matter might now know why they keep coming up empty-handed: There maybe no dark matter in the solar neighborhood- at least, not within 13,000 light-years, reports a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Astrophysical Journal.
The astronomers were able to differentiate between the two substances with a technique known as gravitational lensing in which dark matter appears in blue in the image while ordinary matter, which is mostly in the form of hot gas, looks pink.
Scientists have long suspected that invisible stuff called dark matter holds galaxies together as they whiz through space.