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Author Topic:   Is there empirical evidence for dark matter and dark energy?
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Message 15 of 26 (584483)
10-02-2010 3:55 AM
Reply to: Message 13 by Chessmaster
10-02-2010 12:34 AM

While dark matter is detected purely through it's gravitational effects, it is wrong to say that there is no evidence for it. Beyond the basic "missing mass" observation there are the observations of mass distribution in the Bullet Cluster which show the dark matter separating from the visible matter (the latter slowed by electromagnetic interactions).
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