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Gravity Theory Mod May Rule Out Dark Matter

pupitetris (1259782) writes | more than 3 years ago


pupitetris (1259782) writes "Newton may prove himself right again when he stated that we should better find the forces that explain the movement of the stars, rather than claiming the existence of misterious and undetectable substances: S. Mendoza and X. Hernandez, two mexican astrophysicists, postulate a modification to the equation of the theory of gravity that explain the current observations of large-scale phenomena that couldn't be previously explained using gravity alone, while still retaining consistency with medium and small scale observations. This renders the Dark Matter theory unnecessary, and provides a cleaner and more ellegant solution to outer-space observations that have startled scientists for decades."

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Prove himself right? (1)

dacaldar (614951) | more than 3 years ago | (#33704162)

Or maybe be proven right. I don't think he'll be co-authoring the Mexican paper.

Management Summary ? (1)

lbalbalba (526209) | more than 3 years ago | (#33704558)

Ok, for the semi-laymen like me (ive read Stephen Hawkings books), does anyone have a summary on what the new theory exactly consists of, and why it renders the dark matter theory unnecessary ?
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