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Hubble Detects Smallest Known Dark Matter Clumps

8 Jan 2020, 19:40 UTC
Hubble Detects Smallest Known Dark Matter Clumps NASA, ESA, A. Nierenberg (JPL), and T. Treu

Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and a new observing technique, astronomers have found that dark matter forms much smaller clumps than previously known. This result confirms one of the fundamental predictions of the widely accepted "cold dark matter" theory.

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