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Stalking the Shadow Universe - NYTimes.com


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Since the 1980s, however, astronomers have been forced to confront the possibility that most of the universe is invisible, and that all the glittering chains of galaxies are no more substantial, no more reliable guides to physical reality, than greasepaint on the face of a clown.

We are surrounded by a universe of things our senses cannot detect.

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