The dark matter problem : a historical perspective [E-Book] / Robert H. Sanders.
Sanders, Robert H., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010
1 online resource (viii, 205 pages)
englisch
9780521113014
9781139192309
9781107677180
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Early history of the dark matter hypothesis
  • The stability of disk galaxies : the dark-halo solution
  • Direct evidence : extended rotation curves of spiral galaxies
  • The maximum-disk : light traces mass
  • Cosmology and the birth of astroparticle physics
  • Clusters revisited : missing mass found
  • CDM confronts galaxy rotation curves
  • The new cosmology : dark matter is not enough
  • An alternative to dark matter : Modified Newtonian Dynamics
  • Seeing dark matter : the theory and practice of detection
  • Reflections : a personal point of view.