Dark Matter Filaments

A filament of dark matter has been directly detected between the galaxy clusters Abell 222 and Abell 223. The blue shading and yellow contour lines represent the density of matter. Image credit: Jörg Dietrich, UM Department of Physics

Dark Matter ‘Scaffolding’ Of Universe Detected For First Time

Scientists have, for the first time, directly detected part of the invisible dark matter skeleton of the universe, where more than half of all matter is believed to reside.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2012