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Title: Dark matter spikes in the vicinity of Kerr black holes

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Ferrer, Francesc, Medeiros da Rosa, Augusto, and Will, Clifford M. Dark matter spikes in the vicinity of Kerr black holes. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.96.083014.
Ferrer, Francesc, Medeiros da Rosa, Augusto, & Will, Clifford M. Dark matter spikes in the vicinity of Kerr black holes. United States. doi:
Ferrer, Francesc, Medeiros da Rosa, Augusto, and Will, Clifford M. Fri . "Dark matter spikes in the vicinity of Kerr black holes". United States. doi:
title = {Dark matter spikes in the vicinity of Kerr black holes},
author = {Ferrer, Francesc and Medeiros da Rosa, Augusto and Will, Clifford M.},
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doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.96.083014},
journal = {Physical Review D},
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volume = 96,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
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