Black Holes and Dark Matter

  1. Is the amount of Dark Matter in a Galaxy equal the amount of Matter consumed by all the Black Holes in that Galaxy?
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  3. Student100

    Student100 927
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    No sir. There is more dark matter than "normal matter" observed in the galaxy.
  4. thanks, follow up question: is the amount of Dark Energy equal to the amount of matter consumed by Black Holes?
  5. mathman

    mathman 6,754
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    There is a lot more dark energy than dark matter, which as previously noted is a lot more than black holes.
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