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Dark Matter Dominates Just-Discovered Galaxies

July 8th, 2015

Episode 286 of 579 episodes

Astronomers have discovered more than 800 so-called "ultra-diffuse galaxies" that are virtually invisible because they have relatively few stars and are mostly dark matter. Clara Moskowitz reports.