Presented at the XXV International School of Theoretical Physics "Particles and Astrophysics - Standard Models and Beyond", Ustron, Poland, September 10-16, 2001.
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MOND - A PEDAGOGICAL REVIEW

Mordehai Milgrom


Department of Condensed-Matter Physics, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot 76100, Israel


Abstract. An account is given of the development, and the status, of the modified dynamics (MOND) - a proposed alternative to dark matter, which posits a breakdown of Newtonian dynamics in the limit of small accelerations.


Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

THE MODIFIED DYNAMICS

MOND PHENOMENOLOGY

MOND AS AN EFFECTIVE THEORY

INTERPRETATIONS

MOND AS MODIFIED GRAVITY

MOND AS MODIFIED INERTIA

VACCUM EFFECTS AND MOND INERTIA

RELATIVISTIC THEORIES

REFERENCES

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