Cosmic Giants Shed New Light on Dark Matter

20/06/2013 06:15

by Staff Writers
Tokyo, Japan (SPX) Jun 19, 2013
An international team of astronomers (Note) from Taiwan, England, and Japan has used the Subaru Telescope to measure the distribution of dark matter in fifty galaxy clusters and found that its density gradually decreases from the center of these cosmic giants to their diffuse outskirts. This new evidence about the mysterious dark matter that pervades our Universe conforms to the predictions of cold dark matter theory, known as "CDM". [Read more] ...