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Astronomers Find Enormous Hole in the Universe


August 23, 2007

void illustration Astronomers have found an enormous hole in the universe, nearly a billion light-years across, empty of both normal matter such as stars, galaxies, and gas, and the mysterious, unseen "dark matter." While earlier studies have shown holes, or voids, in the large-scale structure of the universe, this new discovery dwarfs them all. Full Story

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National Radio Astronomy Observatory

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