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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: Aug 02, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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