Formation of galaxies and large-scale structure with cold dark matter

@article{Blumenthal1984FormationOG,
  title={Formation of galaxies and large-scale structure with cold dark matter},
  author={George R. Blumenthal and S. M. Faber and Joel R. Primack and Martin J. Rees},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1984},
  volume={311},
  pages={517-525}
}
The dark matter that appears to be gravitationally dominant on all scales larger than galactic cores may consist of axions, stable photinos, or other collisionless particles whose velocity dispersion in the early Universe is so small that fluctuations of galactic size or larger are not damped by free streaming. An attractive feature of this cold dark matter hypothesis is its considerable predictive power: the post-recombination fluctuation spectrum is calculable, and it in turn governs the… 
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