Experts Questioning Ability of Current Understanding of Galaxy Formation

June 12, 2014 12:11 PM

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Experts Questioning Ability of Current Understanding of Galaxy Formation

As per an international team of 14 astrophysicists, the traditional model of galaxy formation seems to be flawed. The team said so as dwarf galaxies orbiting the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies do not go as per the norms of the current understanding of galaxy formation.

These galaxies act quite differently than the current method being used by researchers as the frame of reference. Co-author of the study David Merritt said, "The model predicts that dwarf galaxies should form inside of small clumps of dark matter and that these clumps should be distributed randomly ...

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