Lessons from the Local Group (and beyond) on dark matter

  title={Lessons from the Local Group (and beyond) on dark matter},
  author={Pavel Kroupa},
The existence of exotic dark matter particles outside the standard model of particle physics constitutes a central hypothesis of the current standard model of cosmology (SMoC). Using a wide range of observational data I outline why this hypothesis cannot be correct for the real Universe. Assuming the SMoC to hold, (i) the two types of dwarf galaxies, the primordial dwarfs with dark matter and the tidal dwarf galaxies without dark matter, ought to present clear observational differences. But in… Expand

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