On 28 November 2013 03:07, Telmo Menezes <te...@telmomenezes.com> wrote:
> Thanks. I didn't express myself clearly. What I mean is: if GR
> requires dark matter to work, and if we can't observe dark matter,
> doesn't this mean that GR is falsified? It seems to predict the
> existence of something that is not there...
> Only to the extent that beta decay invalidates quantum theory, I would
say. The "least unknowns" approach suggests that GR - observed to be
correct in all situations where it can be measured - is correct, and dark
matter is a form of matter (or at least a source of gravity) that we can't
detect. Or (like the neutrino) that we can't detect yet.
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