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Dark matter and the structure of the universe




Dark matter is the vast majority of the mass of the entire universe and holds the galaxies together.

   

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Frank Merton on 29 November, 2013, 10:50
Things are not what they seem -- really not.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Nefer-Ankhe on 29 November, 2013, 12:07
I know little of science... can someone please explain how it is known, or how the theory came about, that there is such a thing as dark matter separating the universes, or that the separation of the universes even exist?
Comment icon #3 Posted by Frank Merton on 29 November, 2013, 12:20
First dark matter does not separate the universes but appears to be the main source of mass in our universe. It is "dark" because we can't see it -- it neither gives off nor reflects light. The conclusion that it exists and is so pervasive comes from measurements of how things move and hold together -- there is a lot of matter holding the galaxies and so on together that we can calculate must exist but we cannot account for from what we see. If there is more than one universe (since "universe" means "all that exists," I would prefer to say if there is more... [More]
Comment icon #4 Posted by third_eye on 29 November, 2013, 12:30
Its a pretty long story ... started when the universe was found to be not only expanding but also speeding apart ... most of it was mathematical equations and numbers till : [list] [*] [/list] [list] [*]science daily [/list] [list] [*]National Geographic [/list] and something more up to date : [list] [*]Space dot com [/list] ~ most fun I've had online ... honestly ... ~
Comment icon #5 Posted by GollyBuster on 29 November, 2013, 14:28
'Dark matter' isn't a 'thing'. It is purely a mathematical fudge to keep a bull**** theory in play.


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