Is discussion of MOND allowed in this forum?

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In summary, the topic of MOND, or Modified Newtonian Dynamics, is allowed to be discussed in this forum. This theory challenges the traditional understanding of gravity and has sparked debate in the scientific community. While some forums may have restrictions on discussing controversial topics, this forum allows for open and respectful discussions on MOND and its potential implications for our understanding of the universe.
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Summary:: Is discussion of MOND allowed in this forum.?

Before asking questions about MOND, I want to know if discussion of that topic is allowed in this forum.
 
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It is allowed if it is based on a scientific publication, i.e. a reference to a paper published in a physics journal. It is not, if it sounds "I have read somewhere ..." or "I believe, that ...".
 

Related to Is discussion of MOND allowed in this forum?

1. What is MOND?

MOND stands for Modified Newtonian Dynamics. It is a theory proposed to explain the observed discrepancies between the predicted and observed velocities of stars and galaxies in the universe.

2. Is MOND a widely accepted theory in the scientific community?

No, MOND is not widely accepted in the scientific community. It is considered a controversial theory and is still being debated and tested by researchers.

3. Why is there a debate about discussing MOND in this forum?

There may be a debate about discussing MOND in this forum because it is a controversial topic and some may argue that it does not have enough evidence to be considered a valid scientific theory.

4. Can discussing MOND lead to a violation of forum rules?

It depends on the specific forum rules. Some forums may allow open discussions about controversial topics, while others may have stricter guidelines on what can be discussed. It is important to read and follow the forum rules before participating in any discussions.

5. Is it possible to have a productive discussion about MOND in this forum?

Yes, it is possible to have a productive discussion about MOND in this forum as long as participants adhere to the forum rules and engage in respectful and evidence-based discussions.

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