12-11-10

Hubble Provides Most Detailed Dark Matter Map Yet

 

11th November 2010

 

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Nasa Hubble Space Telescope shows the distribution of dark matter in the center of the giant galaxy cluster Abell 1689. (more than 1000 galaxies with trillions of stars).

 

Credit: NASA, ESA, D. Coe (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology,
and Space Telescope Science Institute), N. Benitez (Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia, Spain), T. Broadhurst (University of the Basque Country, Spain), and H. Ford (Johns Hopkins University).

 

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http://www.universetoday.com/78309/hubble-provides-most-d...

 

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