Searching for a Cosmological Preferred Direction with 147 Rotationally Supported Galaxies

  title={Searching for a Cosmological Preferred Direction with 147 Rotationally Supported Galaxies},
  author={Yong Zhou and Zhi-Chao Zhao and Zhe Chang},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
It is well known that the Milgrom’s modified Newtonian dynamics (MOND) explains well the mass discrepancy problem in galaxy rotation curves. The MOND predicts a universal acceleration scale below which the Newtonian dynamics is still invalid. We get the universal acceleration scale of 1.02 × 10−10 m s−2 by using the Spitzer Photometry and Accurate Rotation Curves (SPARC) data set. Milgrom suggested that the acceleration scale may be a fingerprint of cosmology on local dynamics and related to… 

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