Dark Matter Illuminated in New High-Resolution Maps

April 14, 2015 10:59 AM

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Dark Matter Illuminated in New High-Resolution Maps

BALTIMORE — In the universe, dark and light tend to cluster together, according to new maps that chart the location of dark matter over a large portion of the sky.

The new maps show that in some places there are large amounts of dark matter, while in others it is almost entirely absent. The researchers who made the maps also looked at the location of regular matter — huge clusters of galaxies — and show that the two appear to be linked: the galaxy clusters ten...

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