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It occurs to me that if we had space telescopes floating in interplanetary
space for detecting gravity waves then it wouldn’t be all that hard to ac-
tually see that stuff—at least the dark matter that is irregular in shape
and rotates around itself or each other…

This is one of those fields in which we know we are virtually blind but
know theoretically how to construct eyes for ourselves. It would be a
revolution comparable to the introduction of the radio telescope last cen-
tury. The only problem is, gravity telescopes don’t work unless they’re
suspended in weightlessness and span huge distances…

But if we had them we might even figure out why galaxies are clustered
like the skins of bubbles in space. What force is driving them away from
the center of those spheres of seeming emptiness…?

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Written by ulrichschreglmann

April 4, 2010 at 1:35 am

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