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Current data on the globular cluster Palomar 14 are consistent with MOND

Gianfranco Gentile, B Famaey, G Angus and P Kroupa (2010) ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS. 509.
abstract
Context. Certain types of globular clusters have the very important property that the predictions for their kinematics in the Newtonian and modified Newtonian dynamics (MOND) contexts are divergent. Aims. Here, we advice regarding the recent claim that the stellar kinematics data (using 17 stars) of the globular cluster Palomar 14 are inconsistent with MOND. Methods. We compare the observations to the theoretical predictions using a Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, which is appropriate for small samples. Results. We find that with the currently available data the MOND prediction for the velocity distribution can only be excluded with a very low confidence level, clearly insufficient to claim that MOND is falsified.
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FUNDAMENTAL PHYSICS, VELOCITY DISPERSIONS, DWARF GALAXIES, STAR-CLUSTERS, NGC 2419, MASS, DISCREPANCY, MODIFIED NEWTONIAN DYNAMICS, methods: statistical, gravitation, globular clusters: individual: Palomar 14
journal title
ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS
Astron. Astrophys.
volume
509
article number
A97
pages
4 pages
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Article
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000274159400108
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ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS
JCR impact factor
4.41 (2010)
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10/54 (2010)
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1 (2010)
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0004-6361
DOI
10.1051/0004-6361/200913296
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English
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yes
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1245231
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http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-1245231
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2011-05-27 11:24:55
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  abstract     = {Context. Certain types of globular clusters have the very important property that the predictions for their kinematics in the Newtonian and modified Newtonian dynamics (MOND) contexts are divergent.
Aims. Here, we advice regarding the recent claim that the stellar kinematics data (using 17 stars) of the globular cluster Palomar 14 are inconsistent with MOND.
Methods. We compare the observations to the theoretical predictions using a Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, which is appropriate for small samples.
Results. We find that with the currently available data the MOND prediction for the velocity distribution can only be excluded with a very low confidence level, clearly insufficient to claim that MOND is falsified.},
  articleno    = {A97},
  author       = {Gentile, Gianfranco and Famaey, B and Angus, G and Kroupa, P},
  issn         = {0004-6361},
  journal      = {ASTRONOMY \& ASTROPHYSICS},
  keyword      = {FUNDAMENTAL PHYSICS,VELOCITY DISPERSIONS,DWARF GALAXIES,STAR-CLUSTERS,NGC 2419,MASS,DISCREPANCY,MODIFIED NEWTONIAN DYNAMICS,methods: statistical,gravitation,globular clusters: individual: Palomar 14},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {4},
  title        = {Current data on the globular cluster Palomar 14 are consistent with MOND},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/200913296},
  volume       = {509},
  year         = {2010},
}

Chicago
Gentile, Gianfranco, B Famaey, G Angus, and P Kroupa. 2010. “Current Data on the Globular Cluster Palomar 14 Are Consistent with MOND.” Astronomy & Astrophysics 509.
APA
Gentile, G., Famaey, B., Angus, G., & Kroupa, P. (2010). Current data on the globular cluster Palomar 14 are consistent with MOND. ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 509.
Vancouver
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Gentile G, Famaey B, Angus G, Kroupa P. Current data on the globular cluster Palomar 14 are consistent with MOND. ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS. 2010;509.
MLA
Gentile, Gianfranco, B Famaey, G Angus, et al. “Current Data on the Globular Cluster Palomar 14 Are Consistent with MOND.” ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS 509 (2010): n. pag. Print.