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Using the powerful trick of gravitational lensing, a European and American team of astronomers have constructed an extensive ?mass map? of one of the most massive structures in our Universe. They believe that it will lead to a better understanding of how such systems assembled and the key role of dark matter.

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ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen)

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Release date:17 July 2003, 15:00
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Duration:58 s

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