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Kyle Oman (University of Victoria, Canada)

Missing Dark Matter?
When Apr 26, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
What
  • Special Seminar
  • Colloquium
Where SH, Lecture hall
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I'll review some recent results from the APOSTLE simulation project highlighting the wide diversity in local isolated dwarf galaxy rotation curve shapes. This diversity is sometimes ascribed to dark matter cores; while I cannot discount this as a possibility, I will argue that at least some of the scatter must be due to observational or modeling systematics that must be addressed before drawing any further strong conclusions.