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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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Missing Mass is "an unembedded, four-appendaged, multi- facetted, one-man band" and plays complex original songs and favorites from a catalog of reggae, psychedelic British Invasion and progressive rock music.
And we asked ourselves, where could the missing mass be hiding?" says lead author Fabrizio Nicastro, a research associate at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) and astrophysicist at the Italian National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF).
And we asked ourselves, where could the missing mass be hiding?," lead author Fabrizio Nicastro, a research associate at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, said in a (http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-08/hcfa-mwh082916.php) statement released Monday.
It's 1957 and the Irish sisters of Our Lady of Fatima in Willsden are drumming the O-level syllabus into their charges, when they aren't drumming in Catholic doctrine and warning, in shrill tones, of the evils of everything from missing Mass to using Tampax.
A single kinematic variable characterizing the process, the missing mass, is computed using the formula:
The missing mass of each element x, for x [not equal to] 0, x [not equal to] [I.sub.t], is transferred to the mass of the total ignorance in the following way:
No or incomplete directives are given by the priest that only those in the state of grace may receive Communion (thus excluding those practising, agreeing with, or counselling contraception, missing Mass on Sundays without valid excuse, doing unnecessary work on Sundays, or living in extra-marital relationships).
Why was missing Mass confessed but few mentioned failing to pay workers a living wage?
Media companies just may find their missing mass audience.
The missing mass problem is one of the conundrums of modern astrophysics.
Then Rubin remembered a problem that she had been told to solve in graduate school at UCLA that was based on the measurements of galaxies in clusters made by Zwicky back in the 1930s, when he first noticed that galaxies in clusters moved so fast that they must contain some unknown matter--which he called "missing mass"--holding them together.
He concludes this chapter: So, just as I believe that the Book of Scripture illumines the pathway to God, I also believe that the Book of Nature, in all its astonishing detail--the blade of grass, the missing mass five, or the incredible intricacy of DNA--suggests a God of purpose and a God of design.

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