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The Light on Dark Matter
A discussion on the dark matter present in our universe.
# 133042 | 750 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Astronomy (Cosmology) , Physics (General)


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The paper reveals that everything composed of ordinary familiar atoms like stars, planets, moons, comets and the whole lot from the tip of a needle to a mountain makes up about 4% of the universe. The paper then explains that the vast majority of the composition of the universe is a mysterious substance called dark energy and the remaining 22% is made up of the equally mysterious dark matter. The paper notes that dark matter does not give off light so we can't see it; however we know its there since it exerts a gravitational pull on the ordinary matter that we do see.

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"Everything composed of ordinary familiar atoms like stars, planets, moons, comets and the whole lot from the tip of a needle to a mountain makes up about 4% of the universe. The vast majority of the composition of the universe is a mysterious substance called dark energy and the remaining 22% is made up of the equally mysterious dark matter. Dark matter does not give off light so we can't see it; however we know its there since it exerts a gravitational pull on the ordinary matter that we do see. Scientists have been aware of the possibility of the existence of dark matter since the 1930, however its composition remains unknown."

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