Sunday, December 25, 2005

Galaxies Grow Up in Dark Matter Nurseries

The two teams together have found the first concrete evidence that young galaxies in the early universe are nestled within clumps of dark matter, and that a single clump of dark matter nurses several young galaxies. Both teams took advantage of the Subaru telescope's unique ability to take deep sensitive images over a large area of sky.

Dark matter -- the stuff's everywhere, but what is it?

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