Science s Scientists 'see' dark matter web for first time

By observing how light is bent, a team of astronomers have created a visual map of how dark matter is distributed throughout the universe. 

Van Waerbeke, Heymans, and CFHTLens collaboration

We can’t see it, we can’t feel it, we can’t even interact with it… but dark matter may very well be one of the most fundamental physical components of our Universe. The sheer quantity of the stuff – whatever it is – is what physicists have suspected helps gives galaxies their mass, structure, and motion, and provides the “glue” that connects clusters of galaxies together in vast networks of cosmic webs.

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