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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope took an image of a bizarre, ghostly looking galaxy called NGC 1052-DF2 that astronomers calculate to have little to no dark matter. This is the first galaxy astronomers have discovered to be so lacking in dark matter, which is thought to comprise 85% of our universe's mass.

Read the full story: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/dark-matter-goes-missing-in-oddball-galaxy
Download the release images at http://hubblesite.org/news_release/news/2018-16
Find the science paper at https://www.nature.com/articles/nature25767

Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Katrina Jackson

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