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Old 09-02-2011, 01:08 AM
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Default Dark Matter might be an Illusion

Dark Matter Is an Illusion, New Antigravity Theory Says

I won't speak about the legitimacy but it's certainly interesting.
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Old 09-02-2011, 01:53 AM
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Interesting. It seems antimatter may be more common in the universe than previously thought.
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Old 09-02-2011, 11:31 AM
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Gravitation is still an unknown factor as to how it truly works, so no wonder the theory is based around that. Add the oddities of quantum mechanics on top of that and it all becomes even more uncertain.
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Antimatter having negative gravitational charge would mean one of two things:
1) Inertial mass (i.e. the m of F=ma) is not the same as gravitational mass.
2) you can build perpetual motion machines.

The former breaks relativity, which is quite unfortunate, but the second breaks thermodynamics, which is even worse.

In terms of more basic physics, remember Galileo dropping stuff from the Leaning Tower of Pisa? That doesn't work anymore. If the article's right, then an antimatter ball would either fall down at a different speed from a normal-matter one, or it would fall up.
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Old 09-24-2011, 11:25 AM
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I saw the word Pandora cluster and wanted to say that it's probably just the flux vortex giving that cluster the weird results.


(not tryin to troll, just makin a joke)
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