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    • The Dynamics of Satellite Galaxy Planes 

      Fernando, Sembukuttige Thejani Nuwanthika (University of Sydney Faculty of Science School of Physics, 2018-04-17)
      First created to explain the discrepancies between the predictions and observations, dark matter makes up around 25% of the universe’s energy budget. Λ Cold Dark Matter (ΛCDM) cosmology accurately represents the large scale ...
    • The light and dark side of the Milky Way: from kinematics, through dynamics, to the mass of the dark matter halo 

      Kafle, Prajwal (University of Sydney School of Physics, 2013-09-26)
      This thesis presents measurements of the light and dark side of our Galaxy's halo, i.e. the stellar and dark matter halo. It describes the techniques used to obtain the kinematic tracers and the tracer density profiles to ...