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Old 13th October 2017, 06:08 PM   #1
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Half the universe’s missing matter finally found

FYI: Lots of space stuff detected in very clever ways.
(they did pretty much know it was there...just could not prove it!)

From an article in NewScientist:

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The missing links between galaxies have finally been found. This is the first detection of the roughly half of the normal matter in our universe – protons, neutrons and electrons – unaccounted for by previous observations of stars, galaxies and other bright objects in space.
Two separate teams found the missing matter – made of particles called baryons rather than dark matter – linking galaxies together through filaments of hot, diffuse gas.

“The missing baryon problem is solved,” says Hideki Tanimura at the Institute of Space Astrophysics in Orsay, France, leader of one of the groups. The other team was led by Anna de Graaff at the University of Edinburgh, UK.

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Old 13th October 2017, 06:31 PM   #2
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So possibly no dark matter, then?
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Old 13th October 2017, 06:41 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Argumemnon View Post
So possibly no dark matter, then?
This is half of the normal everyday ordinary matter. Dark matter isn't part of that.
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Old 13th October 2017, 07:30 PM   #4
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Down the back of sofas?
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Old 13th October 2017, 08:05 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Sideroxylon View Post
Down the back of sofas?
Don't be silly. I said 'space stuff' not 'space fluff'. Space fluff is obviously well-known to hide out around the house and you may run into some looking for the remote.
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Old 24th October 2017, 10:10 AM   #6
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Yeah, I borrowed it. I didn't realize anybody had noticed it was missing before I returned it.
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Old 24th October 2017, 10:13 AM   #7
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That's 13% interest, by the way.
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Old 24th October 2017, 11:02 AM   #8
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Its a little known fact that the extra matter in the universe is composed entirely of socks that have disappeared from the wash.
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Old 24th October 2017, 01:01 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Segnosaur View Post
Its a little known fact that the extra matter in the universe is composed entirely of socks that have disappeared from the wash.
That's a juvenile and amateurish theory, at best.

Any determined scholar knows it also includes various screws, washers, nuts, and small machine and model parts that fall on carpeting, as well.
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Old 25th October 2017, 01:00 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by Hellbound View Post
That's a juvenile and amateurish theory, at best.

Any determined scholar knows it also includes various screws, washers, nuts, and small machine and model parts that fall on carpeting, as well.
Typical pseudoscientific thinking. Why do you persist in ignoring the mountains of evidence supporting the Lost Biro Hypothesis?

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Old 25th October 2017, 01:08 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Dave Rogers View Post
Typical pseudoscientific thinking. Why do you persist in ignoring the mountains of evidence supporting the Lost Biro Hypothesis?

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That was abandoned when they found them all in MrsB's handbag.
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Old 25th October 2017, 08:07 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Hellbound View Post
That's a juvenile and amateurish theory, at best.

Any determined scholar knows it also includes various screws, washers, nuts, and small machine and model parts that fall on carpeting, as well.
I think that we also need to consider bits of food, spilled drinks and items 'I will put it here so I don't forget'
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Old 25th October 2017, 11:08 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by Dancing David View Post
I think that we also need to consider bits of food, spilled drinks and items 'I will put it here so I don't forget'
Ah, yes. The infamous "I'll put it in a safe place..." phenomena.
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Old 26th October 2017, 10:52 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by Hellbound View Post
That's a juvenile and amateurish theory, at best.

Any determined scholar knows it also includes various screws, washers, nuts, and small machine and model parts that fall on carpeting, as well.
Hard floors can be just as bad as carpeting. The damn things will bounce and roll until they fall into the nearest micro black hole.
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Old 26th October 2017, 01:08 PM   #15
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Hard floors can be just as bad as carpeting. The damn things will bounce and roll until they fall into the nearest micro black hole.
And none of those things are even close to the infinite gravity pull of the nasty stinky smelly ... downright evil.... bilge.

And of course you do not have the luxury of not finding said object. It must be found. Otherwise it creates a simultaneous hole in the hull and clog in the pump that will kill you and all aboard. So no options but to find it....period.
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Old 27th October 2017, 07:59 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by Red Baron Farms View Post
And none of those things are even close to the infinite gravity pull of the nasty stinky smelly ... downright evil.... bilge.

And of course you do not have the luxury of not finding said object. It must be found. Otherwise it creates a simultaneous hole in the hull and clog in the pump that will kill you and all aboard. So no options but to find it....period.
I like that!

maybe dark energy is the bilge of the universe
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Don't tell me, let me guess, they found it all at a "lab" in New Jersey?
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Old 27th October 2017, 10:13 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by Sherkeu View Post

Originally Posted by Argumemnon View Post
So possibly no dark matter, then?

This is half of the normal everyday ordinary matter. Dark matter isn't part of that.

Then why do they phrase it like this:

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Two separate teams found the missing matter – made of particles called baryons rather than dark matter
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Old 28th October 2017, 12:36 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by Sherkeu View Post
Don't be silly. I said 'space stuff' not 'space fluff'. Space fluff is obviously well-known to hide out around the house and you may run into some looking for the remote.
Or the cat!!!
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Then why do they phrase it like this:
BaryonWP is ordinary matter, not dark matter.

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Nearly all matter that may be encountered or experienced in everyday life is baryonic matter, which includes atoms of any sort, and provides those with the property of mass
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