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Mathematical Analysis on Cold Dark Matter

  1. Sep 12, 2014 #1
    Hi Guys,

    Can anyone provide links, books which explain the mathematical background of the field theory that explains the current accepted ^CDM model of the universe?

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  3. Sep 13, 2014 #2


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    Unfortunately, a lot of the field theory surrounding CDM is speculative at the moment. One of the possibilities is that the dark matter particle is the lightest supersymmetric particle, so reading up on supersymmetry may be helpful for seeing one possible theory that might potentially include the dark matter particle. Just bear in mind that there are many other possibilities. Hopefully future dark matter searches or the LHC will provide further insight (the LHC is unlikely to detect the dark matter particle itself, but it may detect other high-energy particles that could give us a hint in what theory is correct at higher energies, which would tell us what framework we should use to try to understand dark matter).
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