Washington, December 3 ( ANI ): Earlier this year, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope spotted an overabundance of dark matter in the heart of the merging galaxy cluster Abell 520.
What does DM stand for?
DM stands for Dark Matter (astronomy)
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Researchers at the University of Zurich have claimed that Zwicky's theory of sun being surrounded by a dark matter is 99 percent certain and correct.
[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.
Dark matter Astronomers can only see 5% of the matter that makes up the universe, including all of the planets, stars and dust clouds.
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.
7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international team of astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has created the first three- dimensional map of the large-scale distribution of dark matter in the universe.
Stella Brite And The Dark Matter Mystery Sara Latta & Meredith Johnson Charlesbridge Publishing 85 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472 1570918848, $6.
Scientists have long suspected that invisible stuff called dark matter holds galaxies together as they whiz through space.