Is dark matter a state of matter?


Is dark matter a state of matter?

Dark Matter

Dark matter is thought to account for up to 85% of the matter (mass) of the universe. It is theorized to exist because the gravitational interactions of galaxies require much more mass than can be directly observed.

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Dark Matter & Gravitational Lensing


Chapter 4 / Lesson 9

Dark matter refers to materials and substances in the universe's mass that scientists are unable to directly observe. Learn about dark matter and gravitational lensing. Explore how communities are held together, and review gravity, dark matter, and clusters to understand dark matter from the perspective of gravitational lensing.

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