Scientists say that some mysterious, gigantic, gigantic "bullet holes" pierced parts of the Milky Way.
There are a number of holes in a long stream of stars called GD-1 Undiscovered thing has made its way, according to the research results submitted to the American Physical Society last month. Harvard-Smithson astrophysicist Ana Bonaca, the scientist who discovered the cosmic crime scene, suspects that the gigantic "bullet holes" were unearthed by invisible dark matter to have come through with them – Bonaca said Live Science that on There is no evidence beyond the size of the gaps in the star stream.
"We can not assign [the impactor] to any light object that we have observed," Bonaca said Live Science . "It's a lot more massive than a star … It's about a million times the mass of the sun, so there are just no stars of this mass, we can rule that out, and if it were a black hole, it would be a supermassive black hole like we did in the center of our own galaxy. "
Because there is no indication of such a black hole, Bonaca suspects a ball of dark matter may have crashed through the stars, but it is still too early for all
"It's a dense sphere of something," said Bonaca.
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