Space Fan News #36: CLASH of the Titans, Hubble Maps Dark Matter

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Yesterday, in an attempt to map the distribution of dark matter within galaxy clusters, the CLASH team of astronomers, using the Hubble Space telescope in a different way, released this image of galaxy cluster MACS 1206.

Hubble site press release:
http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2011/25/

Overview of CLASH:
http://arxiv.org/abs/1106.3328

CLASH Website:
http://www.stsci.edu/~postman/CLASH/For_the_Public.html

Zitrin, et al., (in Press)
http://arxiv.org/abs/1107.2649

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