October272012
Mystery Glow of Dark Matter Halos Fueled by Extragalactic Stars
CREDIT: NASA/JPL-Caltech
New research from scientists using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope suggests that a mysterious infrared glow across our whole sky is coming from stray stars torn from galaxies. This artwork is adapted, in part, from galaxy images obtained from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

Mystery Glow of Dark Matter Halos Fueled by Extragalactic Stars

CREDIT: NASA/JPL-Caltech

New research from scientists using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope suggests that a mysterious infrared glow across our whole sky is coming from stray stars torn from galaxies. This artwork is adapted, in part, from galaxy images obtained from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.