NASA, ESA, and M. Beasley
Published: 13 December 2023

Report from the Team members #505 "The Metal-THINGS Survey of Nearby Galaxies" led by Maritza A. Lara-Lopez

From the Teams
Galaxy Evolution
Globular Clusters Stars

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.