Dark matter was discovered 12 billion years ago for the first time

Scientists have discovered dark matter around galaxies that existed about 12 billion years ago, the first discovery yet of this mysterious matter that dominates the universe.

The findings, reached through a collaboration led by researchers from Japan’s Nagoya University, suggest that dark matter The early universe is less “clumpy” than many current cosmological models predict. If more work confirms this theory, it could change scientists’ understanding of how galaxies evolved and suggest that the basic rules governing the universe could have been different when it was 13.7 billion years old. Universe It was only 1.7 billion years old.

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