“Impossible Solved” –The Galaxy With No Dark Matter

 

Galaxy without Dark Matter

 

“It really is quite uncomfortable. It shouldn’t exist; it shouldn’t be real,” Marla Geha, an astronomer at Yale University , said in 2018 of a small, strange galaxy a small galaxy that seems to contain none of the invisible stuff known as dark matter. “Yet if you look at the data, that’s the conclusion you’re drawn to.” Astronomers have long noticed an invisible elephant in the room — so-called dark matter, which seems heavier than all the visible stars, gas and dust in the cosmos by a ratio of 6-to-1.

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The Galaxy That Should Not Be –“Nothing Predicts Its Existence” (Today’s Most Popular)

 

 

“The galaxy is a complete mystery, as everything about it is strange. How you actually go about forming one of these things is completely unknown. I spent an hour just staring at this image,” said Pieter van Dokkum of Yale University says as he recalls first seeing the Hubble image of NGC 1052-DF2 this past March.

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