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February 24, 2005

Astronomers claim first 'dark galaxy' find

Stuart Clark of NewScientist reports: “Strong evidence for a massive galaxy totally devoid of stars has been found in the Virgo cluster, about 50 million light years away from Earth. If the existence of this “dark galaxy” is confirmed, it will vindicate the favoured theory of how galaxies form - and will present fresh puzzles to solve.”

Posted by Oleg Ivrii at February 24, 2005 08:47 PM


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