Modified Newtonian Dynamics, an Introductory Review

  title={Modified Newtonian Dynamics, an Introductory Review},
  author={Riccardo Scarpa},
  • Riccardo Scarpa
  • Published 2006
  • Physics
  • By the time, in 1937, the Swiss astronomer Zwicky measured the velocity dispersion of the Coma cluster of galaxies, astronomers somehow got acquainted with the idea that the universe is filled by some kind of dark matter. After almost a century of investigations, we have learned two things about dark matter, (i) it has to be non‐baryonic — that is, made of something new that interact with normal matter only by gravitation— and, (ii) that its effects are observed in stellar systems when and only… CONTINUE READING


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