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Astronomers just found a strange galaxy containing no dark matter

Astronomers just found a strange galaxy containing no dark matter

While we can't see dark matter, it's thought to make up a large part of our universe's mass.

When researchers at Yale University said in March 2018 that they discovered a galaxy containing no dark matter, their work was met with a mixture of praise and criticism.

When researchers at Yale University presented their observations of galaxy NGC 1052-DF2 in March 2018, their work was met with a mixture of praise and criticism.

While we can't see dark matter, it's thought to make up a large part of our universe's mass.

Despite the lack of dark matter in these galaxies, the researchers say their existence bolsters the dark-matter theory, backing up the idea that dark matter is independent of "normal" matter.

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