Strange Dark Matter Interactions Could Create Galactic Disks and Dark Light
A small percentage of the dark matter in our universe might be able to interact with itself through an as-of-yet unknown dark force, forming dark atoms and possibly even emitting dark light.
Lest you think theoretical physicists have gone completely off the deep end, this form of dark matter, called double-disk dark matter, has some specific cosmological consequences that astronomers could observe.
While traditional dark matter floats around galaxies in a spherical halo, this more interactive form of dark matter would have “dynamics similar to ordinary matter,” said theoretical physicist Andrey Katz, who is a post-doc at Harvard University and co-author of a paper that appeared May 23 in Physical Review Letters. “It can form a disk which is very similar to our galaxy’s massive galactic disk.”
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