Distant Dark Dwarf Galaxy Revealed By Gravitational Lens | Video
By Steve Spaleta |
The mass of a large galaxy between a tiny galaxy and the ALMA telescope created an "Einstein Ring,’ delivering imagery of the dwarf 12 million light years beyond. Such gravitational lenses, predicted by Einstein's General Relativity, may help resolve questions of missing “dark” matter in the universe.
credit : Y. Hezaveh, Stanford Univ.; ALMA (NRAO/ESO/NAOJ); NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope