Precision Cosmology: Successes and Challenges

@article{Primack2007PrecisionCS,
  title={Precision Cosmology: Successes and Challenges},
  author={J. Primack},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
  year={2007},
  volume={173},
  pages={1-5}
}
  • J. Primack
  • Published 2007
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics
After briefly reviewing the good agreement between large-scale observations and the predictions of the now-standard ΛCDM theory and problems with the MOND alternative, I summarize several of the main areas of possible disagreement between theory and observation: galaxy centers, dark matter substructure, angular momentum, and the sequence of cosmogony, updating earlier reviews [J. Primack, New Astronomy Reviews, 49 (2005) 25 and refs. therein; P. Coles, Nature 433 (2005) 248; V. Springel et al… Expand
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