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Comment Re:The dark matter between their ears (Score 1) 148

Too factual? They have its effects measured to 9 sigmas. We may as well be arguing whether the gravity exists. We "know" it's there, we just don't know how.

I used "stop ignoring me" to grab attention and add some humor. It's not so much that it was being ignored, but that it was being questioned. 100 years of observations and geniuses, and not a single iota against it and a mountain of everything for it.

Comment Re:The dark matter between their ears (Score 1) 148

One of the smartest minds on the subject, as determined by the community of highly regarded physicists, of MOND did almost 10 years of math and came up for an answer for MOND. But it required an unknown non-baryonic matter. He reinvented Dark Matter. It also required that we ditch Relativity. As it stands, it seems that even MOND requires Dark Matter. It also seems that Relativity is now dependent on Dark Matter. Any theory that tries to get rid of Dark Matter also needs to reinvent Relativity. Good luck with that.

Comment Re:The dark matter between their ears (Score 4, Informative) 148

You have that backwards. They're modifying theory to match the facts. They've tried to ignore darkmatter for nearly 100 years, but they can't get rid of it. The more information we get, the more real it becomes. It has reached a point in science where the numbers are slapping us in the face, saying, "STOP IGNORING ME!"

Theory is gray, but the golden tree of life is green. -- Goethe