Baryonic Dark Halos: A Model with Machos and Cold Gas Globules

  • Ortwin Gerhard
  • Joseph Silk
Conference paper
Part of the International Astronomical Union / Union Astronomique Internationale book series (IAUS, volume 171)


The dark matter in the halos of galaxies may well be baryonic, and much of the mass within them could be in the form of clusters of substellar objects within which are embedded cold gas globules. Such halos might play an active role in galaxy formation and evolution.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ortwin Gerhard
    • 1
  • Joseph Silk
    • 2
  1. 1.Astronomisches InstitutUniv. BaselSwitzerland
  2. 2.Dpt. of AstronomyUniv. of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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