Composition of the cosmos

This diagram shows the ingredients that make up the Universe. Astronomers now realize that the universe's main ingredient is a 'dark energy', a mysterious form of energy that exists between galaxies.


Ann Feild (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Release date:2 April 2001, 19:00
Size:678 x 284 px

About the Object

Name:Composition, Universe
Type:Unspecified : Cosmology : Morphology : Large-Scale Structure
Unspecified : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Dark Matter

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