Essays Tagged: "Massive compact halo object"

The Search For Dark Matter in the Universe.

possibilities for this Dark Matter. The most popular candidates for dark matter are called MACHOS (Massive Compact Halo Objects), and WIMPS (Weakly Interacting Massive Particles). (Mystery)Examples o ... s in the search for Dark Matter has now shifted to non-baryonic matter or WIMPS (Weakly Interacting Massive Particles). Examples of these include the so-called Exotic Subatomic Particles such as axion ...

(6 pages) 108 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Dark Matter vs. Dark Energy

terious dark matter could be made up of heavy, dark pieces of matter. This type of object is called Massive Compact Halo Objects or MACHOs. However, most scientists think that this mysterious dark mat ... umber of little subatomic particles. These little subatomic particles are called Weakly Interacting Massive Particles or WIMPs (Aguilar, Pulliam, & Daniels, 2013).There is proof of dark matter exi ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy