Exploring Dark Matter with Milky Way Substructure

  title={Exploring Dark Matter with Milky Way Substructure},
  author={Michael Kuhlen and Piero Madau and Joseph I. Silk},
  pages={970 - 973}
Toward Detecting Dark Matter Signals Dark matter, whose presence has been inferred indirectly through its gravitational effects on luminous matter, is thought to hold galaxies together and may form most of the matter in the universe. Although its nature is still unknown, theoretical models predict that when certain dark matter particles collide, they annihilate, producing gamma rays. Using a numerical simulation of a galaxy the size of the Milky Way, Kuhlen et al. (p. 970, published online 16… Expand

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