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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 LibraryOL24080275M
    ISBN 109780521113014
    LC Control Number2010004532
    OCLC/WorldCa456838475

    Visible stars are not the only matter in space; in fact, the majority of matter in the universe is known as dark matter due to the fact that it cannot be directly observed. Instead, astronomers and cosmologists infer the existence of dark matter due to its gravitational influence on visible matter. Explaining the physical nature and spatial distribution of dark matter in the universe is one of.   Unseen dark matter has been invoked several times to solve problems in astrophysics and cosmology. Historically the most significant problem has been the rotation curves of galaxies, particularly spiral galaxies. Using the Doppler Effect the speeds of the stars and gases in the disk regions of spiral galaxies can be measured. See Fig. 1. By.


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