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Myungkook James Jee

Associate Research Scientist
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Johns Hopkins University
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218-2686
Phone: 410-516-5497 FAX: 410-516-7239 Email:

Dark matter
JHU Press Release
Clues revealed by the recently sharpened
view of the Hubble Space Telescope have allowed astronomers
to map the location of invisible "dark matter" in unprecedented
detail in two very young galaxy clusters (12/09/2005).
Read details.

Based on:
- M. J. Jee, R. L. White, N. Benítez, H. C. Ford, J. P. Blakeslee, P. Rosati,
R. Demarco, and G. D. Illingworth  2005, ApJ, 616,46

- M.J. Jee, R.L. White, H.C. Ford, J.P. Blakeslee, G.D. Illingworth,
D.A. Coe, and K.-V.H. Tran  2005, ApJ, 634, 813

See also the article on USA today

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NASA Press Conference
- Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered a ghostly ring of dark matter that formed long ago during a titanic collision between two massive galaxy clusters (05/15/2007). Read details.

Based on:
M. J. Jee, H. C. Ford, G. D. Illingworth, R. L. White, T. J. Broadhurst, D. A. Coe, G. R. Meurer, A. van der Wel, N. Benitez, J. P. Blakeslee, R. J. Bouwens, L. D. Bradley, R. Demarco, N. L. Homeier, A. R. Martel, and S. Mei  
2007, ApJ, in Press

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