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The dark matter problem

Robert H. Sanders

The dark matter problem

a historical perspective

by Robert H. Sanders

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dark matter (Astronomy) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert H. Sanders.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB791.3 .S25 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24109652M
    ISBN 109780521113014
    LC Control Number2010004532
    OCLC/WorldCa456838475

      If you’ve read Blake Crouch’s newest, Dark Matter, then you’ve likely been walking around with an expression on your face that is half deep contemplation and half paralyzing can pick out fellow Crouch readers by similarly haunted expressions. Dark Matter, a story about a scientist who chooses love and family over scientific immortality and major awards—only to run Author: Jeff Somers. Discussion questions for Dark Matter. Questions for book clubs about Dark Matter.

    What is dark energy? More is unknown than is known — we know how much there is, and we know some of its properties; other than that, dark energy is a mystery — but an important one. Roughly 70% of the Universe is made of dark energy. Dark matter makes up about 25%. The rest - everything on Earth, everything ever observed with all of our instruments, all normal matter adds up to less than 5. the magnitude of the cosmological-constant problem very signi cantly, it does not solve the dark energy problem: a vacuum energy that is always comparable to the matter + radiation energy density would strongly suppress the growth of structure. The deSitter space associated with the accelerating Universe poses serious problems for.

    Two of the biggest mysteries of both string theory and cosmology are the presence of unseen dark matter and of repulsive gravity in the form of dark energy. Dark matter: The source of extra gravity Astronomers have discovered that the gravitational effects observed in our universe don’t match the amount of matter seen. To account [ ]. -- Blake Crouch, Dark Matter On the back of this book is a blurb by Lee Child where he says: "Brilliant. A book to remember. I think Blake Crouch just invented something new." Then problem here is this book isn't new. I'm not saying it isn't good. It is a fine book. It is a screenwriter writing a book about science.


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Its presence is implied in a variety of astrophysical observations, including gravitational effects that cannot be explained by accepted theories of gravity unless more matter is present than can be seen.

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Most astronomers and physicists now believe that the matter content of the Universe is dominated by dark matter: hypothetical particles which interact with normal matter primarily through the force of gravity. Though invisible to current direct detection methods, dark matter can explain a variety of astronomical observations.

This book describes how this theory has developed over the past   Dark Matter Web (Image credit: Shutterstock) In the s, a Swiss astronomer named Fritz Zwicky noticed that galaxies in a distant cluster were.

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If dark matter truly exists, then the total amount of matter is the sum of both ordinary and dark matter. But existing dark matter theory predicts that any random galaxy may contain larger or. 1. Introduction; 2.

Early history of the dark matter hypothesis; 3. The stability of disk galaxies: the dark halo solutions; 4. Direct evidence: extended rotation curves of spiral galaxies; 5. The maximum disk: light traces mass; 6.

Cosmology and the birth of astroparticle physics; 7. Clusters revisited: missing mass found; 8. CDM confronts galaxy rotation curves; 9.

The new cosmology: dark Cited by: Dark matter, a component of the universe whose presence is discerned from its gravitational attraction rather than its luminosity.

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