How is dark matter distributed?


How is dark matter distributed?

Dark Matter:

One of the major unsolved puzzles in astrophysics is why our galaxies and solar systems do not behave according to observed qualities. Their mass appears to be too low to have cohesion, leading to the hypothesis that dark matter holds them together.

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To the best of our knowledge, dark matter appears to be distributed in a similar fashion to regular matter, meaning that it is denser nearer to...

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Hot & Cold Dark Matter & WIMPs


Chapter 28 / Lesson 11

In the universe, components that cannot be seen are referred to as dark matter. Learn about hot and cold dark matter and explore what dark matter is made of, including MACHOs, WIMPs, and other particles.

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