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Hunting for elusive dark matter is now a multibillion dollar international scientific industry.
Chapter 4, Dark Matter, p. 75

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It is difficult to falsify the hypothesis of dark matter, because, as with Ptolemy's epicycles, true believers can always add additional arbitrary features and free parameters to overcome any conceivable difficulties that occur with the dark matter models.

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