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Dark matter

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Dark matter is a hypothetical type of matter comprising approximately 27% of the mass and ... All these lines of evidence suggest that galaxies, clusters of galaxies , and the .... seemed to indicate...

What evidence suggests that the Milky Way contains dark matter ...

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Nov 19, 2012 ... 11) What evidence suggests that the Milky Way contains dark matter? ... 12) IF there is no dark matter in the Milky Way Galaxy, what is the best ...

Astronomy FINAL Exam Flashcards

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Apr 30, 2013 ... About how many stars are there in the disk of our Milky Way galaxy? ..... What evidence suggests that most of the mass of the Milky Way is in the form of dark matter? ..... Suppose that spiral galaxies did not contain dark matter.

PS 224, Fall 2014 HW 4

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Current evidence suggests that there could be 100 billion or more planets in ... The Sun's velocity around the Milky Way tells us that most of our galaxy's dark matter ... Spiral arms are bright because they contain many short-lived blue stars that ...

Components of the Galaxy

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In addition to these visible components, the galaxy also contains at least ... magnetic field, and a halo of "dark matter" that is of unknown composition but ... Most of the gas and dust of the Milky Way is contained in the disk. ... it at other wavelengths and there is some evidence that violent processes may be taking place...

Dark matter - New World Encyclopedia

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Jul 26, 2013 ... Globular clusters show no evidence that they contain dark matter, though their ... and has a total mass of about 1/10th that of the Milky Way Galaxy we live in. ... Observations suggest that structure formation in the universe ...

Dark Matter - Crystalinks

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All these lines of evidence suggest that galaxies, clusters of galaxies, and the universe as a whole contain far more matter than that which interacts with ... Physicists suggest a new way to look for dark matter: They believe that dark .... Fermi data tantalize with new clues to dark matter: Gamma rays from center of Milky Way .....

What is Dark Matter? - Space.com

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May 1, 2013 ... Dark matter emits no light, and cannot be directly observed, but scientists ... Support for dark matter has grown, and although no solid direct evidence of dark ... missing mass, while other elements suggest that dark matter is more exotic. ... show a swarm of dark matter clumps around our Milky Way galaxy.

Dark Matter— More Than Meets The Eye - Genesis - NASA

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In the activity, “Dark Matter—A Milky Way Surprise,” you encountered a situation that ... If a beaker contains 100 mL of water, we expect the water to have a mass of 100 grams, ... In fact, evidence shows that the average density of the nonluminous .... also suggests that at least some galaxy clusters contain up to 90 % dark.

Dark matter - McGill School Of Computer Science

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All these lines of evidence suggest that galaxies, clusters of galaxies, and the .... Globular clusters show no evidence that they contain dark matter, though their ... to indicate concentration of dark matter in the disk of the Milky Way galaxy, ...

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Rio Salado AST101 Flashcards

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Nov 24, 2015 ... Stars in the outskirts of the Milky Way orbit the galaxy at much higher .... What evidence suggests that the Milky Way contains dark matter?

Milky Way's Dark Matter Halo - SolStation.com

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This map provides the best evidence to date that normal matter, largely in the form of ... 1689, which contains around 1,000 galaxies ... The Milky Way's dark halo is believed to outweigh the galaxy's normal matter by around a factor of 20. ... Clouds through space suggest that the Milky Way's combined dark and visible mass...

Exam 3 Spring 2000 Practice Test 1 - Physics

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C) Theoretical models of galaxy formation suggest that a galaxy cannot form unless it .... 38) What evidence suggests that the Milky Way contains dark matter?