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Old 04-19-2018, 01:45 AM   #1381 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by niky
Dark Matter is just a placeholder. A scientific way of saying: "Here there be something but we don't know what the hell it is, and we're not going to say 'Dragons' because that could be wrong. So we're going to call it Dark Matter because we know some kind of Matter is there, but we can't see it."Dark Matter is just a placeholder. A scientific way of saying: "Here there be something but we don't know what the hell it is, and we're not going to say 'Dragons' because that could be wrong. So we're going to call it Dark Matter because we know some kind of Matter is there, but we can't see it."
My main source is Suspicious 0bservers, and he refers to Covert Matter. It's interstellar dust. Apparently silicate dust is harder to identify than carbon dust.

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