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Feb 10

XMM-Newton traces dark matter in faint, distant galaxy groups

Source: ESA


X-ray emission in the COSMOS field. Credit: ESA

Observations of faint and distant galaxy groups made with the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton observatory have been used to probe the evolution of dark matter. The results of the study are reported in the 20 January issue of The Astrophysical Journal. (read more)

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22
Feb 10

World wide Astronomy Event – Advanced Warning

If you enjoy worldwide astronomy events, watch out for Global Astronomy Month (GAM), running throughout April of this year. The GAM motto is “One People, One Sky” and it’s an opportunity to connect with people around the world.

For more information take a look here: www.astronomerswithoutborders.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=99&layout=blog&Itemid=149
Image credit: Astronomer’s Without Borders

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