Does Dark Matter Exist? Unusual X-Ray Signal Coming From Space Suggests It Does

December 12, 2014 11:18 AM

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Does Dark Matter Exist? Unusual X-Ray Signal Coming From Space Suggests It Does

A group of scientists has detected an unusual X-ray signal coming from space, which they say could be proof of the existence of dark matter, a phenomenon that is believed to be responsible for keeping galaxies intact.

While examining reams of X-ray data collected by the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton spacecraft, scientists at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland identified a strange spike in X-ray emissions coming from two different regions -- the Andromeda galaxy and the Perseus...

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