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This website, from the University of California, Berkeley, provides a description of the study of stellar motion around the center of a galaxy, and includes a graph of rotational speed versus distance from the center. The site relates this study to the prediction of dark matter. The page also gives explanations of other lines of evidence for dark matter. ____________________________________

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    Informal Education,Higher Education,NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905112238288T,Undergraduate (Upper Division),dark matter,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Galaxies,Gravity,Cosmology,supercluster,galaxy cluster,Dark Matter,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,rotation curves,Astronomy,Physics,doppler shift

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    English

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