Condensed dark matter?

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It is proposed that cold dark matter is condensed into a liquid or solid after sufficient adiabatic expansion. If it constitutes present-day dark matter, the rupture that results from overextension of the dark matter can cause large-scale structure. Luminous matter could sit in nonspherical potentials and experience flattening without rotating. Nonspherical dark matter distributions could possibly be revealed via weak lensing by galactic halos.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-78
Number of pages4
JournalAstrophysical Journal
Issue number1 PART I
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1996


  • Dark matter
  • Elementary particles


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