January 11, 2012
Map Holds Clue to Dark Energy
Lisa Grossman, New Scientist
We may not know what dark matter is, but we can still put it to work. The largest map of dark matter ever made (pictured) is one of several new ones that will help to nail the properties of the equally mysterious dark energy, which is thought to drive the universe's accelerating expansion.
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