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Globular Clusters Stars

13. December 2023

The Relic Galaxy NGC 1277 Lacks Dark Matter

The standard cosmological model states that massive galaxies contain a large fraction of dark matter. Dark matter is a transparent substance that does not interact through regular baryonic matter and is only detected through its gravitational pull over the stars and the gas.

A Spiral Amongst Thousands
Credits ESA/Webb, NASA & CSA, A. Martel