Gamma rays from a dwarf galaxy may provide clue about dark matter in the universe

March 11, 2015 12:42 PM

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Astronomers reported on Tuesday that they found a newly discovered dwarf galaxy giving off a surprising amount of electromagnetic radiation in the form of gamma rays.

Alex Geringer-Sameth of Carnegie Mellon University and colleagues from Brown and Cambridge Universities submitted a paper about their observation to the journal Physical Review Letters. They used data from NASA’s Fermi Large Area Telescope to search for gamma rays from the dwarf galaxy called Reticu...

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