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Science Cosmic scaffolding uncovered? Scientists find thread of dark matter.

Scientists have long thought that threads of dark matter provide the underlying architecture upon which galaxies in the universe are distributed. A new study now verifies that theory.

By Staff writer / July 5, 2012

Jörg Dietrich, University of Michigan/University Observatory Munich.

A team of astronomers says it has detected one of the threads of dark matter that scientists have long believed serve as the scaffolding for the cosmos.