Hubble Views a Galaxy Lacking Dark Matter
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope took an image of a bizarre, ghostly looking galaxy called NGC 1052-DF2 that astronomers calculate to have little to no dark matter. This is the first galaxy astronomers have discovered to be so lacking in dark matter, which is thought to comprise 85% of our universe's mass.
Read the full story at nasa.gov.
Download the release images at HubbleSite.org.
Find the science paper at nature.com.
Watch this video on the NASA Goddard YouTube channel.
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