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Dark Matter

In honor of the pre-release of a song I wrote called “Dark Matter,” I wanted to do a post on the subject that inspired my song. The above picture is of the merging galaxy cluster Abell 520. This galaxy cluster formed from the collision of many massive galaxy clusters. The image shows dark matter, hot […] Continue reading

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Dark Matter and the Missing Mass Problem

We have a huge problem. Like a we-seem-to-be-missing-95%-of-the-universe kind of problem.  If you look at the way that galaxies are constructed you will notice that they are very bright in the center and tend to get dimmer as you travel outward, indicating there must be more mass in the center than the outside.  This would […] Continue reading

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