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Unprecedentedly wide and sharp dark matter map

A research team of multiple institutes released an unprecedentedly wide and sharp dark matter map based on the newly obtained imaging data by Hyper Suprime-Cam on the Subaru Telescope. The team located the positions and lensing signals of the dark matter halos and found indications that the number of halos could be inconsistent with what the simplest cosmological model suggests.

Posted: Mar 2nd, 2018

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New models give insight into the heart of the Rosette Nebula

A hole at the heart of a stunning rose-like interstellar cloud has puzzled astronomers for decades. But new research offers an explanation for the discrepancy between the size and age of the Rosetta Nebula's central cavity and that of its central stars.

Posted: Feb 13th, 2018

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