” Does Sex Matter? Of course it does. But does it matter enough to Matter? That’s a different question. “


” Nobody ever told us all matter radiated. We just assumed it did. “


” The conclusion is inescapable that non-luminous matter exists beyond the optical galaxy. “


” So important is this dark matter to our understanding of the size, shape, and ultimate fate of the universe that the search for it will very likely dominate astronomy for the next few decades. “


” In a spiral galaxy, the ratio of dark-to-light matter is about a factor of ten. That’s probably a good number for the ratio of our ignorance to knowledge. We’re out of kindergarten, but only in about third grade. “



All 5 Vera Rubin Quotes about Matter in picture


Does Sex Matter? Of course it does. But does it matter enough to Matter? That
Nobody ever told us all matter radiated. We just assumed it did.


The conclusion is inescapable that non-luminous matter exists beyond the optical galaxy.
So important is this dark matter to our understanding of the size, shape, and ultimate fate of the universe that the search for it will very likely dominate astronomy for the next few decades.
In a spiral galaxy, the ratio of dark-to-light matter is about a factor of ten. That
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