The modified Newtonian dynamics—MOND and its implications for new physics

@article{Bekenstein2006TheMN,
  title={The modified Newtonian dynamics—MOND and its implications for new physics},
  author={Jacob David Bekenstein},
  journal={Contemporary Physics},
  year={2006},
  volume={47},
  pages={387 - 403}
}
No more salient issue exists in contemporary astrophysics and cosmology than that of the elusive ‘dark matter’. For many years already Milgrom's paradigm of modified Newtonian dynamics (MOND) has provided an alternative way to interpret observations without appeal to invisible dark matter. MOND had been successful in elucidating economically the dynamics of disc galaxies of all scales, while doing less well for clusters of galaxies; in its original form it could not address gravitational… Expand
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