Research report 2008 - Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics

Supercomputer predicts local dark matter distribution

Vogelsberger, Mark; Springel, Volker; White, Simon

Kosmologie (Prof. Dr. Simon White)
MPI für Astrophysik, Garching

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (MPA) have carried out the largest simulation thus far of the formation of a Milky Way-like dark matter halo. This allowed the first detailed theoretical predictions of the dark matter distribution in the vicinity of the Earth.

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