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Go to: Vast Structure of Satellite Galaxies & Star Clusters Discovered Surrounding Milky Way --Nixes Existence of Dark Matter in Universe

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You can read Kroupa's whole argument against the existence of dark matter here. He seems to be in the modified gravity camp, though all the theories of modified gravity thought up so far have severe theoretical problems or are quite complex to match the behavior that works so well with dark matter. It's difficult to explain the combination of galaxy rotation curves, structure formation, cosmic microwave background spectrum and cluster X-rays and lensing without some invisible matter.

It is true that the characteristics of dwarf spheroidal galaxies never seem to line up completely with the dark matter hypothesis, but modified gravity has a lot more work to do to match the explanatory power of dark matter.

Fri, 27 Apr 2012 00:13:23 UTC | #937586

Go to: The Sins of the Fathers [Also in Polish]

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Pure hit piece by the Telegraph. Check out the last paragraph:

On Tuesday 14 February, some critics branded him "an embarrassment to atheism" after what many listeners considered a humiliation in a Radio 4 debate with Giles Fraser, formerly Canon Chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral, in which the professor boasted he could recite the full title of Charles Darwin's "The Origin of Species", then when challenged, dithered and said: "Oh God."

Facepalm.

Sun, 19 Feb 2012 09:49:51 UTC | #919528

Go to: The Sins of the Fathers [Also in Polish]

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Is it the same guy?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/8880975/Cancers-million-pound-patient.html

If so, I wonder if he has some agenda related to his experience.

Sun, 19 Feb 2012 02:02:55 UTC | #919452

Go to: Despite evolution debate, LA to get new H.S. biology books

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Man, how far do we have left to go, that this must be considered a victory.

Wed, 08 Dec 2010 18:41:46 UTC | #560309

Go to: The Real Story of Pat Tillman

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GamerFromJumpZ,

Some would argue that the Pat Tillman story and the information revealed in the WikiLeak suggest that the US is acting like a "thugocracy," and that transparency is vital to returning to a healthy democracy.

I doubt that revealing the personal details of Assange and Manning would have the same effect ...

Sun, 22 Aug 2010 04:53:14 UTC | #503645

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