Two newfound galaxies appear to be devoid of the substance, paradoxically providing more proof dark matter exists. Much as a ripple in a pond reveals a thrown stone, the existence of the mysterious stuff known as dark matter is inferred … Continue reading Ghostly galaxies hint at dark matter breakthrough
As the holiday season draws to a close, the Hubble telescope has provided one truly massive parting gift: an immensely detailed photo of one of our galactic neighbors that spans 19,400 light-years across. The massive mosaic image of the Triangulum … Continue reading Hubble captures awe-inspiring PHOTO of Triangulum galaxy that spans 19,400 light-years
Launched in 1977, the twin probes will likely outlive the sun. Find out what star systems they’ll meet as they head deeper into the galaxy. NASA’s twin Voyager spacecraft have been traveling the interstellar road for more than 40 years, sweeping past … Continue reading Both of NASA’s Voyager spacecraft are now interstellar.
Astronomers devised a new way to map dark matter’s distribution using starlight. Two astronomers have devised a method that lets them “see” dark matter with the light from rogue stars. The pair has shown how images of faint starlight taken … Continue reading Hubble images let astronomers ‘see’ dark matter