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Small galaxies challenge dark matter

2 Feb 2018, 14:16 UTC
Small galaxies challenge dark matter ANU/SkyMapper

According to our currently accepted cosmology theory, dark matter makes up almost 27 per cent of our entire universe. Although we have not directly seen it, our previous observations of galaxies, and how dark matter affects them, supports this idea. However, new studies of the movements and distribution of dwarf galaxies in the constellation of Centaurus seem to contradict our current understanding of the universe.

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