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Can perturbative quantum gravity explain dark matter?

  1. Jun 20, 2014 #1
    I have heard that perturbative quantum gravity calculation predicts an increase of constant G at large distances.

    So I simply wonder

    can this growth in G naturally explain the galaxy rotation velocity curve?
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  3. Jun 20, 2014 #2


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    Where did you hear this? Please give us a reference.
  4. Jun 24, 2014 #3


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    I think you are mistaken... QG predicts the increase of G at small distances (or large energies).
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