Space Fan News #36: CLASH of the Titans, Hubble Maps Dark Matter

http://facebook.com/SpaceFan I can tell you this entire episode's content in one sentence, you ready? Here goes: Yesterday, in an attempt to map the distribution of dark matter within galaxy clusters, the CLASH team of astronomers, using the Hubbl

Published on 15th Oct, 2011

http://facebook.com/SpaceFan I can tell you this entire episode's content in one sentence, you ready? Here goes: Yesterday, in an attempt to map the distribution of dark matter within galaxy clusters, the CLASH team of astronomers, using the Hubble Space telescope in a different way, released this image of galaxy cluster MACS 1206. Hubble site press release: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2011/25/ Overview of CLASH: http://arxiv.org/abs/1106.3328 CLASH Website: http://www.stsci.edu/~postman/CLASH/For_the_Public.html Zitrin, et al., (in Press) http://arxiv.org/abs/1107.2649