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dark matter / dark energy - what is what? - a discussion

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Can dark matter effects be explained without taking into account the fact that they are particles? Can they be just disturbances of space time or a naturally occurring curvature which makes us feel the presence of a mass? It is already accepted that dark matter is not a simple baryonic matter.

Can a similar explanation run for dark energy?

I am a beginner enthusiastic in cosmology, please clarify to me.
Closed by author request
asked Jan 14, 2016 in Closed Questions by soumin.bhattacharjee (-10 points) [ revision history ]
recategorized Jan 21, 2016 by dimension10

Close reason should be changed to "author request", because the author voluntarily closed the question (thankfully).

@polarkernel Shouldn't the close text just say "closed by author request" without the specific close reason?

@dimension10 Code adapted accordingly.





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