Systematic uncertainties in the determination of the local dark matter density

@article{Pato2010SystematicUI,
  title={Systematic uncertainties in the determination of the local dark matter density},
  author={Miguel Pato and Oscar Agertz and Gianfranco Bertone and Ben Moore and R. Teyssier},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2010},
  volume={82},
  pages={023531}
}
A precise determination of the local dark matter density and an accurate control over the corresponding uncertainties are of paramount importance for dark matter (DM) searches. Using very recent high-resolution numerical simulations of a Milky Way like object, we study the systematic uncertainties that affect the determination of the local dark matter density based on dynamical measurements in the Galaxy. In particular, extracting from the simulation with baryons the orientation of the Galactic… Expand

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