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This Wikipedia article gives an explanation of dark matter. A detailed history is offered providing many different lines of evidence.  Numerous images are included on the site as well.
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Keywords: big bang theory, cosmology, dark matter, galaxy cluster, rotation curves, uniform circular motion
Record Creator: Metadata instance created August 4, 2008 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Jan 28, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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July 31, 2008
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(Wikimedia Foundation Inc., 2008), WWW Document, (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_matter).
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Wikipedia: Dark Matter, (Wikimedia Foundation Inc., 2008), <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_matter>.
APA Format
Wikipedia: Dark Matter. (2008, July 31). Retrieved October 23, 2014, from Wikimedia Foundation Inc.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_matter
Chicago Format
Wikimedia Foundation Inc.. Wikipedia: Dark Matter. Wikimedia Foundation Inc., July 31, 2008. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_matter (accessed 23 October 2014).
MLA Format
Wikipedia: Dark Matter. Wikimedia Foundation Inc., 2008. 31 July 2008. 23 Oct. 2014 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_matter>.
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