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Dark matter may be the death of Milky Way

Dark matter may be the death of Milky Way

作者:有燮埋  时间:2019-03-14 06:15:09  人气:

GOODBYE Milky Way. Every galaxy is destined to slowly disintegrate as the dark matter that binds it together vanishes. So predict Lawrence Krauss and Glenn Starkman at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, who have studied a class of weakly interacting massive particles (WIMPs) that are prime candidates for dark matter. These WIMPs are their own antiparticle, and most are thought to have annihilated each other in the very early universe. As the universe cooled and expanded, surviving WIMPs spread apart, making collisions rare. But in the cores of galaxies,