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Jan26-12, 07:36 PM
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Quote Quote by jimjohnson View Post
... the argument for MOND has support ... Does this approach sound logical?
Not at all. Even if it were the case that the observed visual matter were able to account for the majority of the baryonic mass of the universe (which, as it has been pointed out, by almost all estimates cannot), this in no way lends support to MOND. Logically, simply because theory X which attempts to explain phenomenon Z is incorrect does not mean that theory Y which attempts to explain the same phenomenon must be correct.

MOND would need to do some footwork of its own, rather than simply discrediting other theories, to gain support.