A galaxy 11.3 billion light-years away appears filled with dark matter

The finding bucks earlier research suggesting faraway galaxies lack the invisible stuff

photo of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array

LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY  Using the telescopes of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array in Chile (shown), astronomers discovered the most distant yet galaxy that appears to be filled with dark matter.

C. Malin/ESO

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