The Big Einstein's Theory Of Dark Matter And Dark Energy
All of this seems to make perfect sense, but there are those who do not believe that the Big Bang is the end of the story. It is, after all, just a theory. There are alternate theories, though most lack the research that has been given to the Big Bang. The addition of theories to the Big Bang seems to be most disturbing to scientists who do not agree with the theory. Riccardo Scarpa (as quoted in Chown, 2005) states that "Every time the basic Big Bang model has failed to predict what we see, the solution has been to bolt on something new inflation, dark matter and dark energy" (p. 1). As of yet, however, the only alternative explanations for dark matter and dark energy seem to require tearing apart the base of physics as we know it. Alternate theories on Newtonian gravity, such as modified Newtonian dynamics (MOND) are being researched (Chown, 2005, p. 4). Little to no backing on this research can be found at this …show more content…
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