Astronomers Have Found Universe’s Missing Matter

For years the research community has been on the search for the Universe’s supernatural phenomena of “dark matter.”

But, universe’s models also exhibit there should be many “ordinary matter” compared to what has been identified so far.

Two separate teams have confirmed that they found the missing matter about the universe.

Ralph Kraft at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Massachusetts said that, everybody knows that there is some truth behind the missing matter, but this is the first time that two teams have come up with a definitive detection.

Hideki Tanimura at the Institute of Space Astrophysics in Orsay, France and Anna de Graaf at the University of Edinburgh were leading the two groups.

Hideki Tanimura said that the fact about missing baryon problem is now solved. The matter is formed by the particles called “baryon” which links galaxies together over threads of hot, diffuse gas. The gas is very weak and impossible to spot with X-ray telescopes so that nobody has been seen before.

Richard Ellis at University College London said that, there is no any sweet instrument available for directly observing the gas. The groups were finding another technique to show the existence of threads of gas.

The groups identified definitive evidence of gas filaments between galaxies through a phenomenon called the sunyaev-Zel’dovich effect.

“We expect some differences because we are looking at filaments at different distances,” said Tanimura.

If this factor is considered, there researches are very consistent with the other groups, according to Tanimura.

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