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MOND Theory Predict Key Property In Andromeda's Satellites
2013-02-15 11:58:01

Researchers have used MOND theory to closely predict a key property measured in faint dwarf satellite galaxies of the nearby giant spiral galaxy Andromeda.

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2011-02-26 06:05:00

A new study, published in Physical Review Letters and available online, offers that a controversial theory which challenges the existence of dark matter has been kept afloat by studies of gas-rich galaxies.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.