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Triton Station by Tritonstation - 3M ago

I happened to visit this blog as a visitor from a computer not mine. Seeing it that way made me realize how obnoxious the ads had become. ..read more
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Britain and America are two nations divided by a common language. attributed to George Bernard Shaw Physics and Astronomy are two fields ..read more
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Triton Station by Tritonstation - 3M ago
I haven’t written here since late January, which not coincidentally was early in the Spring semester. Let’s just say it was… eventful ..read more
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There is a tendency when teaching science to oversimplify its history for the sake of getting on with the science. How it came to be isn’ ..read more
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This Thanksgiving, I’d highlight something positive. Recently, Bob Sanders wrote a paper pointing out that gas rich galaxies are strong ..read more
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In the last post, I noted some of the sociological overtones underpinning attitudes about dark matter and modified gravity theories. I didn ..read more
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A colleague points out to me a recent preprint by Bertone & Tait titled A New Era in the Quest for Dark Matter. Most of the narrative ..read more
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Like the Milky Way, our nearest giant neighbor, Andromeda (aka M31), has several dozen dwarf satellite galaxies. A few of these were known ..read more
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I have been wanting to write about dwarf satellites for a while, but there is so much to tell that I didn’t think it would fit in one ..read more
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A quick note to put the acceleration discrepancy in perspective. The acceleration discrepancy, as Bekenstein called it, more commonly ..read more

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