Month: September 2014

The Beginning of a Wonderful Project and an Incredibly Short Introduction to Vera Rubin

Project: Looking for Dark Matter in the Rotation Curves of the Hubble Tuning Fork Galaxy Diagram Department of Natural Sciences: Physics Project adviser:  Dr. Scott Schneider Researched by: Ceré L. Rettig E-mail: Project Summary as of: 9/21/2014 What is a galaxy rotation curve? Galaxy rotation curves are a graphical analysis obtained from the magnitude of the orbital velocities…

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