Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs - Chapter 20 - Searching for the Dark Disk Summary & Analysis

Lisa Randall
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Although it is tempting for science fiction writers and those with active imaginations to envision a scenario where creatures from the "dark dimension" prey upon, manipulate, and exploit humans in some kind of cosmic showdown, there is little to no possibility that would ever happen, according to Randall. The first problem is that dark matter is invisible to us because it does not interact with light. Therefore, searching for the DDDM presents a huge challenge Some particle physicists and astronomers find it difficult to accept the idea of a double disk structure to our galaxy.

Where does one search for the double disk dark matter (DDDM)? Randall identifies herself as a conservative physicist, or one not prone to leap from a few facts to an overarching Theory of Everything. One reason is that the scientific establishment, quite appropriately...

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