• What If Dark Matter Doesn’t Exist?
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    What If Dark Matter Doesn’t Exist?

    Dark matter has been the go-to explanation for many scientists as to why there seems to be more gravitational influence in our universe than the gravity measured by visible matter. But what if there’s no dark matter at all? The idea of dark matter was first proposed by Henri Poincaré in 1906. Then in 1933, evidence of dark matter was found by Fritz Zwicky while studying galaxy clusters… And then more evidence of dark matter was found based on the calculations of rotational velocities in galaxies made by Vera Rubin in 1978. Our universe is made up of less than 5% of visible matter—like stars, planets, galaxies you, me, everything…