Galaxies as simple dynamical systems: observational data disfavor dark matter and stochastic star formation

@article{Kroupa2014GalaxiesAS,
  title={Galaxies as simple dynamical systems: observational data disfavor dark matter and stochastic star formation},
  author={Pavel Kroupa},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Physics},
  year={2014},
  volume={93},
  pages={169-202}
}
  • P. Kroupa
  • Published 2014
  • Physics
  • Canadian Journal of Physics
According to modern theory, galactic evolution is driven by the dynamics of dark matter and stochastic star formation, but galaxies are observed to be simple systems. The existence of dark matter particles is a key hypothesis in present-day cosmology and galactic dynamics. Given the large body of high-quality work within the standard model of cosmology (SMoC), the validity of this hypothesis is challenged significantly by two independent arguments: (i) The dual dwarf galaxy theorem must be true… Expand
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