Annu. Rev. Astron. Astrophys. 1994. 32: 531-590
Copyright © 1994 by . All rights reserved

Next Contents Previous

3.4. Variants of the Baryonic Dark Matter Scenario

One may consider three variants of Baryonic Dark Matter (BDM) scenario, depending on how strongly one wishes to retain homogeneous primordial nucleosynthesis, inflation, and nonbaryonic dark matter:

Most of the emphasis in this review is on the standard BDM scenario but, in assessing which baryonic candidates are viable, it is important to bear in mind the more radical proposals.

Next Contents Previous