# Dark matter, modified gravity, and the mass of the neutrino

@article{Ferreira2008DarkMM, title={Dark matter, modified gravity, and the mass of the neutrino}, author={P. Ferreira and C. Skordis and C. Zunckel}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2008}, volume={78}, pages={044043} }

It has been suggested that Einstein's theory of general relativity can be modified to accommodate mismatches between the gravitational field and luminous matter on a wide range of scales. Covariant theories of modified gravity generically predict the existence of extra degrees of freedom which may be interpreted as dark matter. We study a subclass of these theories where the overall energy density in these extra degrees of freedom is subdominant relative to the baryon density. We find that… Expand

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