Constraining scalar fields with stellar kinematics and collisional dark matter

@inproceedings{AmaroSeoane2010ConstrainingSF,
  title={Constraining scalar fields with stellar kinematics and collisional dark matter},
  author={Pau Amaro-Seoane and J Silva Barranco and Argelia Bernal and Luciano Rezzolla},
  year={2010}
}
The existence and detection of scalar fields could provide solutions to longstanding puzzles about the nature of dark matter, the dark compact objects at the centre of most galaxies, and other phenomena. Yet, self-interacting scalar fields are very poorly constrained by astronomical observations, leading to great uncertainties in estimates of the mass m… CONTINUE READING