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Connecting the dots in the sky could shed new light on dark matter

Space Daily Wednesday, 15 January 2020
Connecting the dots in the sky could shed new light on dark matterStanford CA (SPX) Jan 14, 2020

Astrophysicists have come a step closer to understanding the origin of a faint glow of gamma rays covering the night sky. They found that this light is brighter in regions that contain a lot of matter and dimmer where matter is sparser - a correlation that could help them narrow down the properties of exotic astrophysical objects and invisible dark matter. The glow, known as unresolved gam
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