elsurexiste writes: An Italian Physicist came up with a strange way to explain anomalous galactic rotations without dark matter. As usual, these are extraordinary claims that divert from the consensus, so keep a healthy skepticism. Link to arxiv here.
elsurexiste writes: Apparently, Aaron Barr's twitter account has returned to his control a few minutes ago, after a lot of twits were posted with a modified avatar. He seems to take it pretty lightheartedly: "site defaced, twitter hacked, email taken...priceless." and "Does this mean I have become an internet celebrity...not quite how I imagined it?".