dark halo

dark halo

The large region around our Galaxy and other galaxies that is believed to contain distributed dark matter. Its presence is revealed from the shape of rotation curves. See Galaxy.
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The IBPsaid there have been so many deaths"we are almost losing count." "The series of unsolved crimes against lawyers has germinated a dark halo of fear that has paralyzed the most important pillars of the justice system," the IBP said.
Quantz was aware of the smallness of the man, the dwarfing largeness of the dark halo.
These are among the most observationally interesting craters on the Moon because their floors are cut by concentric fractures and ridges, and they often contain rilles, dark halo craters, and ponds of lava.
Concerning direct DM detection experiments, one needs to assume a model of particle interactions between DM particles and nuclei in the detectors, as well as a model for the dark halo, most notably the DM velocity distribution.
In a paper published in Nature Chemical Biology, the team exposed bacteria to gold ions; a dark halo of gold particles around the colonies indicated that de-solubilization was happening outside the cell.
Neglecting or underestimating the dark halo artificially increases the mass-to-light ratio in the stellar component which translates into underestimated BH masses in the best-fit dynamical models (factors of two are common, e.g., [68]).
Instead of being spherical, the dark halo might be elongated and shaped more like a cigar, a squashed beach ball or a rugby ball.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 6.40 Be Bapalupa, 7.10 Cinaman, 7.40 Lords Bridge, 8.10 Dark Halo, 8.40 Native Coral, 9.10 Mountskip.
PERTH: 6.40 Definite All Star, 7.10 Cinaman, 7.40 Lords Bridge, 8.10 Dark Halo, 8.40 Native Coral, 9.10 Mountskip.
2.20 WHAT A RIDDLE, 2.50 DARK HALO, 3.20 HURRICANE JACK, 3.50 CHICAGO GREY, 4.20 SOUBRIQUET, 4.50 PAPRADON, 5.20 BLINKERS FIRST TIME: 3.20 Ash High.
BP thwarts "the dark halo." If there is a passage that I can't yet play reliably, I am likely to have accuracy problems leading into that passage, regardless of its true ease, due to anticipatory body tension.