Hubble Makes Unexpected Dark Matter Discovery

Astronomers seem to have revealed a puzzling detail in the way dark matter behaves.
They found small, dense concentrations of dark matter that bend and magnify light much more strongly than expected.

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Video credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
Paul Morris (USRA): Lead Producer
Cassandra Morris: Voice over Talent

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ESA/Hubble — Gravitational Lensing Animation
ESA/Hubble — Gravitational Lensing Simplified Visualization
R. Wesson/ESO — Very Large Telescope Footage

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