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"It Matters Not”

Sonnet








A force betwixt exists (tho lies unseen)

Where neither energy nor light exude

Yet still remains unknown, (has always been)

Twud seem an inescapable conclude

Tis elemental how it was composed

Non-baryonic form to fill the void?

At least that’s what our boffins hath supposed

O’er years when ‘far out’ theories were deployed

Should gravity exert abnormal pull

An indication of space fabric’s weave

Perchance one’s mind awakens from said lull

To then perceive what few didst dare believe

For those among who seek, twill surely see

It matters not; what binds all things to thee






Richard Gildea


FootNote: ‘Dark Matter’ is estimated to account for 80% of the known Universe.
A ‘Baryon’ is a composite sub-atomic particle made up of three quarks.
Baryonic dark matter is a type of dark matter that is undetectable by its emitted radiation, but whose presence can be inferred from gravitational effects on visible matter within the structure of our universe)

“Non-Baryonic" - Matter that, unlike all kinds of matter with which we are familiar, is not made of baryons (including the neutrons and protons found in all atomic nuclei)
Non-Baryonic matter is supposed to interact weakly with radiation.