The Sorry State of Dark Matter Alternatives

Scientists can’t directly observe dark matter, and they still don’t know what it is… so why are they so confident it exists?

Hosted by: Reid Reimers

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Images:

https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12907
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/10135
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ilc_9yr_moll4096.png
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Spacetime_lattice_analogy.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cassini-science-br.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:1e0657_scale.jpg

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