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Old 2006-02-14, 19:37
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Proved, no. This isn't mathematics, where we prove theorems. Physics, as the name implies, is a physical science. Of course, we use what we could corasely call mathematical techniques to get theories about different phenomena. What's different is then we have to make them fit environmental and experimental evidence... and sometimes 'good' theories fuck up spectacularly when it comes to mating them with the available evidence.

So! Dark Matter is something that gives physicists the shits, and is highly confusing. If this solution to the gravitational theory is congruent with the cosmological data we get from galaxies, it will be an excellent indication that it describes reality. But not proof.
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