Dark matter filament found, scientists say

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    Dark matter filament found, scientists say

    Dark matter filament found, scientists say - Los Angeles Times

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    Dark matter

    Dark matter’s tendrils revealed

    Direct measurement of a dark-matter ‘filament’ confirms its existence in a galaxy supercluster. - Zeeya Merali - 04 July 2012

     
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    From the OP..

    Sometimes knowing WHERE to look is more important than the actual find.. Hopefully, this leads to actual prediction of how the glue got there, where it's going and the role it plays in structuring the universe.
     
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    Pancakes. Mmmmmm..........
     
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    With LINKS between them!!!! Pigs in a Blanket.
     
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    this is awesome. understanding of life as we know it is changing all around us. can our minds fully grasp it all? the journey continues.
     
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    over easy and burn the links
     
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    “Where these pancakes intersect, you get long strands of dark matter, or filaments,”

    Mebbe dem's the strings of string theory.
    :eusa_eh:
     
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    More likely they are the InterGalactic Hiway System.. We just don't have it on Garmin yet..
     
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    interesting, I saw the show on it about two weeks ago, I love science and discovery channels, there is more dark matter than light matter in the universe.
    New sub atomic particle discovered, black matter. What is next!?
    Is this the end to the Bohr atom theory?. Will dark matter allow us to bend space and travel to other gallaxies?
    I still want my flying car like the Jetsons.
     
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    Science. Awe. Who needs a mere god?:tongue:
     

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