New map of the matter of the universe reveals a possible hole in our understanding of the cosmos

An artist’s impression of the cosmic web. It looks like a vast cobweb-like structure or mostly purple and some orange filaments on a black background.

Scientists have made one of the most accurate maps of matter in the universe, and it shows that something may be missing from our best model of the cosmos.

Created by combining data from two telescopes observing different types of light, the new map revealed that the universe is less “clumpy” than previous models predicted, a potential sign that the vast cosmic web connecting galaxies is less well known than scientists thought.

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