How dark matter came to matter

@article{Swart2017HowDM,
  title={How dark matter came to matter},
  author={Jaco de Swart and Gianfranco Bertone and J. M. van Dongen},
  journal={Nature Astronomy},
  year={2017},
  volume={1},
  pages={0059}
}
The history of the dark matter problem can be traced back to at least the 1930s, but it was not until the early 1970s that the issue of ‘missing matter’ was widely recognized as problematic. In the latter period, previously separate issues involving missing mass were brought together in a single anomaly. We argue that reference to a straightforward accumulation of evidence alone is inadequate to comprehend this episode. Rather, the rise of cosmological research, the accompanying renewed… 

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