Dark Matter

by: Cristina B

Dark Matter

~ dark matter cannot be seen through a telescope

~ the universe is 26.8% dark matter

~ dark matter is one of the greatest mysteries in modern astrophysics

~ its invisible and we cannot detect it

~dark matter used to be called missing mass

~ dark matter is an invisible substance composed of many different atoms

~ you can’t see dark matter

~ scientists have only detected dark matter very few times

~ dark matter doesn’t shine or reflect

~ astronomers can’t see dark matter but they infer its exsitence from many things like galaxy clusters

~ dark matter is all around us but we just can't see it


~NASA. NASA, n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2015.

~"Astronomy Picture of the Day." APOD: 2003 August 14. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2015.

~NASA. NASA, n.d. Web. 28 Apr. 2015.