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NOVA scienceNOW: Dark Matter

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this NOVA scienceNOW segment:

The Dark Matter Mystery
See in this video clip (4m 16s) how a model of the collision of The Bullet Cluster galaxies—two separate clusters of galaxies—provides evidence that dark matter exists. (Flash plug-in required.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Picturing Atoms
Hear host Neil deGrasse Tyson explain in these two audio segments how Ernest Rutherford reacted when he discovered that atoms are mostly empty space, how atoms are often inaccurately portrayed, and how educators can help students understand actual atomic structure. Total running time: 4m 9s. (Flash plug-in required.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12) (Grades 9-12)

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