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Durham University Seeks to Unlock Mysteries of the Cosmos

Article   Apr 19, 2018 | Original Story by Rob Johnson

 
Durham University Seeks to Unlock Mysteries of the Cosmos

A Snapshot of the evolution of an individual galaxy. Each point is an individual star, and a super-massive black hole lurks in the central bright spot. Studying precisely the dynamics of stars in galaxies is a crucial step towards understanding the nature of the dark matter via its influence on the motion of stars. (Credit: Durham University)

 
 
 

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