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Reconciling dwarf galaxies with dark matter


September 7, 2016

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Although dwarf galaxies are the smallest galaxies, they represent some of the biggest mysteries about our universe. While many dwarf galaxies surround our own Milky Way, there seem to be far too few of them compared with standard cosmological models, which raises many questions about the nature of dark matter and its role in galaxy formation. New theoretical modeling offers the most-accurate predictions to date about the dwarf galaxies in the Milky Way's neighborhood. Full Story

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Carnegie Institution for Science

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