“Dark Matter” exists

September 12, 2006 at 9:26 pm (Science)

So, what is that black stuff of which space is made of? One theory suggested that it isn’t empty space… but its a black substance called dark matter. But there was no evidence of whether that was true or not… until now…

US scientists have found the first direct evidence of the existence of “dark matter”, a little-understood substance with a huge influence on gravity, the team’s leader said on Tuesday.

Scientists still do not know what exactly dark matter is, but have theorized it must exist to account for the amount of gravity needed to hold the universe together.

Read the details @ News24


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