“Dark Matter is a Mythical Beast” –A New Theory of Gravity and the Dark Side of the Cosmos (A ‘Galaxy’ 2017 Most Viewed)

    The classical theory of gravity is in dire need of new approaches, since it doesn't combine well with quantum physics. Both theories, crown jewels of 20th century physics, cannot be true at the same time. A Dutch theoretical physicist and string theorist, Erik Verlinde, proposes a starkly different theory –the theory of emergent … Continue reading “Dark Matter is a Mythical Beast” –A New Theory of Gravity and the Dark Side of the Cosmos (A ‘Galaxy’ 2017 Most Viewed)