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Candidates for baryonic dark matter

  1. Apr 3, 2009 #1
    I hope someone can help me, my question is
    What are the principal candidates for baryonic dark matter in clusters of galaxies
    and in galaxy halos, are they different?
    I just need a list for halos and clusters as it might make it simipler for me to understand

    thanks in advance
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  3. Apr 4, 2009 #2


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    Baryonic dark matter? Er, that's ruled out quite conclusively by CMB observations, as baryonic dark matter's effects couldn't have been apparent then.
  4. Apr 4, 2009 #3
    Does that mean that WIMPS are not the principal baryonic dark matter in clusters of galaxies and MACHOs in galaxy halos?
  5. Apr 4, 2009 #4


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    Last edited: Apr 4, 2009
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  7. Apr 4, 2009 #6
    Many thanks to each of you.
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