Treating a galaxy as a quantum system

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If a wave function could be assigned to a whole galaxy, would its mass spread along the wave? Could this account for the anomalies in our calculations for galactic spin?
 

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No and no.
 
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Hah, cool, was just wondering. So much of this doesn't make sense to me, but as I read about it, it doesn't seem to make sense to anybody else either. At least we keep trying.
 
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Mentors' note: Some speculative and off-topic posts have been removed from this thread.
 
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