# MOND theory

@inproceedings{Milgrom2014MONDT, title={MOND theory}, author={Mordehai Milgrom}, year={2014} }

A general account of MOND theory is given. I start with the basic tenets of MOND, which posit departure from standard dynamics in the limit of low acceleration – below an acceleration constant a0 – where dynamics become scale invariant. I list some of the salient predictions of these tenets. The special role of a0 and its significance are then discussed. In particular, I stress its coincidence with cosmologically relevant accelerations, which may point to MOND having deep interplay with… Expand

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MOND vs. dark matter in light of historical parallels

- Physics, Philosophy
- 2019

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Noncovariance at low accelerations as a route to MOND

- Physics
- Physical Review D
- 2019

MOND has limelighted the fact that Newtonian dynamics and general relativity (GR) have not been verified to any accuracy at very low accelerations---at or below the MOND acceleration ${a}_{0}$:… Expand

Scale Invariance at low accelerations (aka MOND) and the dynamical anomalies in the Universe

- Physics
- 2016

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A Philosophical Approach to MOND: Assessing the Milgromian Research Program in Cosmology

- Mathematics
- 2020

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Testing gravity in the local universe

- Physics
- 2018

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- Physics
- International Journal of Geometric Methods in Modern Physics
- 2019

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A machian request for the equivalence principle in extended gravity and nongeodesic motion

- Physics
- 2016

Starting from the origin of Einstein’s general relativity (GR), the request of Mach on the theory’s structure has been the core of the foundational debate. That problem is strictly connected with the… Expand

Universal expansion with spatially varying G

- Physics
- Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters
- 2019

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Galaxy interactions: dark matter vs. Modified Newtonian dynamics (MOND)

- Physics
- 2016

(doctoral thesis of Michal Bilek, finished on June 19, 2015)
MOND is an observational rule for predicting the acceleration of stars and galaxies from the distribution of the visible matter. It… Expand

Galactic dynamics and long-range quantum gravity

- Physics
- Physical Review D
- 2019

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