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Wed Dec 5, 2018, 10:33 AM

Mystery of dark matter may have been solved by Oxford scientists

A team of scientists at the University of Oxford may have solved one of the biggest mysteries in modern physics - the issue of dark matter and dark energy in the universe.

Scientists have long suspected there is more material in the cosmos than we can observe and 95% is made up almost entirely of invisible, unknown material dubbed dark energy and dark matter.

The mysterious dark substances are not covered by the existing mathematical model of the universe - known as LambdaCDM - but they are known to exist because of their gravitational effects.

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"If real, it would suggest that the missing 95% of the cosmos had an aesthetic solution: we had forgotten to include a simple minus sign."

The idea of negative matter was previously ruled out because it was thought the material would be less dense as the universe expanded - something which observations involving dark matter did not support.

However the Oxford team applied a new "creation tensor" to the model which allowed for negative masses to be continuously created.

The tensor demonstrates that when more and more negative masses burst into existence, the new material - the negative mass fluid - does not become diluted due to the universe's expansion.

https://news.sky.com/story/mystery-of-dark-matter-may-have-been-solved-by-oxford-scientists-11572089

"...when more and more negative masses burst into existence..."

Wait. Wut?

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Reply Mystery of dark matter may have been solved by Oxford scientists (Original post)
Charlie Mike Dec 2018 OP
Gamle-ged Dec 2018 #1
Charlie Mike Dec 2018 #3
SatansSon666 Dec 2018 #2
nolidad Dec 2018 #4
Charlie Mike Dec 2018 #5
nolidad Dec 2018 #6

Response to Charlie Mike (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 11:20 AM

1. I suspect that, at some future time, today's nearly continual efforts to make existing theory work..

... by Incorporating new, invisible and undetectable matters and energies to account for otherwise unaccountable effects on "known" matter and energy will be seen as akin to the efforts of ancient science to maintain the concept of a geocentric, Earth-centered universe...

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Response to Gamle-ged (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 11:33 AM

3. There are phenomenon, such as gravitational lensing, where the path traveled by light is bent

by the gravitational effects of sufficiently massive objects.



GL is observed in other areas where no mass is observed.

Some*thing* is exerting gravitational effect that are causing that distortion in the innumerable areas it is observed.

Seeing as mass and gravity are intertwined it would be reasonable to assume something with mass is causing this. Seeing as it is mass we cannot observe we give it the term "dark matter."

It would be an even bigger leap to claim something with no mass is causing this distortion of light.

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Response to Charlie Mike (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 11:32 AM

2. Space has particles

Popping in and out of existence.
Particles can become 2 particles and back to one over and over through conservstion of energy.
It's fucking weird, but quantum theory deals with that shit.
That's why I stuck to chemistry.

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Response to Charlie Mike (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 03:48 PM

4. Now that they added a minus sign

How are they going to prove that their mathematical model actually corresponds to the real universe??????

Its one thing to have a nice complex model- but quite another to know it matches up to the material universe!

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Response to nolidad (Reply #4)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 04:17 PM

5. You make predictions about what future observations will reveal.

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Response to Charlie Mike (Reply #5)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 09:52 AM

6. or may reveal or may not reveal.

What is sad is lust like the title of the OP

It will be reported that they HAVE solved the mystery, instead of saying they MIGHT have found a POSSIBLE answer.

Also when it comes to the universe it is nigh impossible to prove any hypotheses.

Also as CDM and CDE are supposedly 100% energy dead, they still have mass and size! It seems our solar system has none because this would act like a sandstorm when satellites fly through space! They hypothesize that over 90% of the matter of the universe is CDM.

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