A tale of two paradigms: the mutual incommensurability of ΛCDM and MOND

  title={A tale of two paradigms: the mutual incommensurability of $\Lambda$CDM and MOND},
  author={Stacy S. McGaugh},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Physics},
  • S. McGaugh
  • Published 2014
  • Physics
  • Canadian Journal of Physics
The concordance model of cosmology, ΛCDM, provides a satisfactory description of the evolution of the universe and the growth of large-scale structure. Despite considerable effort, this model does not at present provide a satisfactory description of small-scale structure and the dynamics of bound objects like individual galaxies. In contrast, MOND provides a unique and predictively successful description of galaxy dynamics, but is mute on the subject of cosmology. Here I briefly review these… Expand

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