This animation shows the distribution of the dark matter, obtained
from a numerical simulation, at a redshift z~2, or when the Universe
was about 3 billion years old.
Credits: The Virgo Consortium/Alexandre Amblard/ESA
ESA’s Herschel space observatory has discovered a population of dust-enshrouded galaxies that do not need as much dark matter as previously thought to collect gas and burst into star formation.(read more)