astronomy http://tristatesradio.com en Scientist Looking for Answers to Dark Matter http://tristatesradio.com/post/scientist-looking-answers-dark-matter <p>An astronomer who grew up in Macomb is one of the researchers looking to unlock the mystery that is dark matter.<br /><br />&ldquo;I think people should care about dark matter insofar as they care about the universe in which they live,&rdquo; Matthew Walker said.<br /><br />Dark matter cannot be seen, yet scientists estimate it accounts for roughly 80% of the matter in the universe. &nbsp;<br /><br />&ldquo;What we have here on earth is great and unique and important, but it&#39;s clearly not all that there is,&rdquo; Walker said.<br /> Thu, 03 May 2012 03:38:03 +0000 Rich Egger 14471 at http://tristatesradio.com Scientist Looking for Answers to Dark Matter