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  • Anthony Jr.

    Dark Matter Filament Directly Observed for the First Time

  • Phil O'Brien ‘finger’ of the Universe’s dark-matter skeleton, which ultimately dictates where galaxies form, has been observed for the first time. Researchers have directly detected a slim bridge of dark matter joining two clusters of galaxies, using a technique that could eventually help astrophysicists to understand the structure of the Universe and identify what makes up the mysterious invisible substance known as dark matter.

  • Sadie Neuman

    Dark matter’s tendrils revealed: Direct measurement of a dark-matter 'filament' confirms its existence in a galaxy supercluster. By Zeeya Merali July 4, 2012 Nature Magazine: International Weekly Journal of Science: News

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