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Dark Matters

  • Martin Beech
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Abstract

Towards the close of the eighteenth century William Herschel, the celebrated British king’s astronomer, set out to count all the stars in the sky. It promised to be an onerous task, but with the help of his ever-faithful sister and scribe Caroline, it was a project that he felt was doable.

Keywords

Dark Matter Local Group Spiral Galaxy Galaxy Cluster Galactic Center 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Beech
    • 1
  1. 1.ReginaCanada

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