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missing mass

The dark matter in a cluster of galaxies. See clusters of galaxies.

missing mass

[‚mis·iŋ ′mas]
(astronomy)
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The intent of this work is not to try to falsify this theory, but to consider the current observational evidence and suggest that it is not the only feasible solution to the missing mass problem.
Pimbblet, lecturer in the School of Physics put the magnitude of the discovery in context by explaining that scientists had been hunting for the Universe's missing mass for decades.
Yet the authors of the studies fret, "If we follow the present pattern, the church of 2050 may well be a fraction of its present size" because so many younger Catholics see missing Mass as an "option" and regard Catholic sexual prohibitions as "anachronistic.
DARK COSMOS: In Search of Our Universe's Missing Mass and Energy DAN HOOPER
These kids can't conceive of themselves actually being in a state of sin, even with missing Mass.
Dark matter is believed to make up some of the 90 per cent of the missing mass of the Universe that has never been detected.
For them, missing Mass is an option, not a sure sign of 'going to Hell,'" Bolduc said.
For example, I see younger priests coming up against postmodern people who aren't, for example, motivated by talk of missing Mass on Sunday being a mortal sin.
The ejection of objects from the belt in response to the gravitational pulls of Neptune and Jupiter fails to account for all the missing mass.
Louise Clark, now 32, told the court that Sister Alphonso "punched and punched" her for missing Mass - then made her kneel and pray for forgiveness.
Put aside for a moment the incidental problems that will arise: If there is no Mass then there can be no such sin as missing Mass, much less coming late for it, on Sundays.
Scientists at the meeting also discussed how the fragmented structure of asteroids might resolve a case of missing mass.

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