Dark matter, unlike most of our own planet’s little “mysteries,” is a real enigma with big potential.
24 January 2013
ESA Science and Robotic Exploration Communication Officer
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ESA Euclid Project Scientist
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To be launched in 2020, Euclid’s 1.2 m-diameter telescope and two scientific instruments will map the shape, brightness and 3D distribution of two billion galaxies covering more than a third of the whole sky and looking back over three-quarters of the history of the Universe.
Scientists hope to solve key problems in our understanding of the evolution and fate of our expanding cosmos: the roles played by ‘dark matter’ and ‘dark energy’.
NASA recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with…
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