# Gravitational polarization and the phenomenology of MOND

@article{Blanchet2007GravitationalPA, title={Gravitational polarization and the phenomenology of MOND}, author={Luc Blanchet}, journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity}, year={2007}, volume={24}, pages={3529-3539} }

The modified Newtonian dynamics (MOND) has been proposed as an alternative to the dark matter paradigm; the philosophy behind is that there is no dark matter and we witness a violation of the Newtonian law of dynamics. In this paper, we interpret the phenomenology sustaining MOND differently, as resulting from an effect of 'gravitational polarization', of some cosmic fluid made of dipole moments, aligned in the gravitational field, and representing a new form of dark matter. We invoke an… Expand

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