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What are MACHOs?


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These are MAssive Compact Halo Objects.

They are used as part of the hypothesis that a significant fraction of the universe in the halo of the Milky Way is made up of objects like brown dwarfs or planets: these objects are MACHOs. They have a large explanatory role in the hypothesis re what dark matter is made of.

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