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Re: A better term than "DarkPAN"?

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Jul 21, 2009 at 06:22 UTC ( #781860=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to A better term than "DarkPAN"?

I like "DarkPAN", it's a bit like dark matter in astronomy/cosmology: We don't know exactly how much there is out there, how it looks and if our explanations for it actually match reality.

Of course we might have to look for a better name once the scientist provide some solid information about dark matter.

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Re^2: A better term than "DarkPAN"? (inflationary)
by tye (Sage) on Jul 21, 2009 at 06:39 UTC

    And if there isn't enough DarkPAN, then the Perl universe doesn't have enough mass to keep itself from flying apart.

    - tye        

Re^2: A better term than "DarkPAN"?
by Bloodnok (Vicar) on Jul 21, 2009 at 09:01 UTC
    Like you, I quite like DarkPAN but, unlike dark matter, wonder how it's existence can be inferred from external phenomena ?


    Of course !!! Now why didn't I think of it earlier ?

    We can infer it from implications contained in not infrequent postings on this and other, perl sites...

    A user level that continues to overstate my experience :-))

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