[ExI] Has the mystery of Dark Matter been solved?
johnkclark at gmail.com
Wed May 25 15:16:57 UTC 2016
On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 1:02 PM, Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se> wrote:
> The present
> and Helium
> gives a tight constraint on the amount of normal baryonic matter (matter
> made from electrons neutrons and protons) that
> could have
> existed at the time of nucleosynthesis
> , and there is not nearly enough of it to account for
> Dark Matter. So whatever Dark Matter is it can not be normal
> baryonic matter
> and it can't be made of Stellar Black Holes
> So how does this rule out WIMPs?
It doesn't. Maybe WIMPs exist, but if LIGO starts finding lots of Black
holes soon after it comes back
online in September then WIMPS would be unnecessary to explain Dark
John K Clark
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