On the Ejection of Dark Matter from Globular Clusters

21 May 2020 Hurst Travis J. Zentner Andrew R.

We investigate analytically whether in a close encounter with a star, a Dark Matter particle can be accelerated above the escape speed of a Globular Cluster and be ejected. We find that this mechanism is not sufficient to eject a massive, extended Dark Matter halo by the present time... (read more)

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  • ASTROPHYSICS OF GALAXIES
  • COSMOLOGY AND NONGALACTIC ASTROPHYSICS