The Universe Seems To Be Missing An Extraordinary Amount Of Light

August 13, 2014 4:08 PM

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The Universe Seems To Be Missing An Extraordinary Amount Of Light

An extraordinary amount of ultraviolet light appears to be missing from the universe, scientists have found.

One potential source of this missing light might be the mysterious dark matter that makes up most of the mass in the cosmos. But a simpler explanation could be that ultraviolet light escapes from galaxies more easily than is currently thought, according to the new research.

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