15-03-11

Bizarre Dark Energy Theory Gets Boost From New Measurements

 

 

15 march 2011

 

cosmology,dark matter,more evidence

 

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New measurements of the expansion rate of the universe lend new support for the theory of dark energy that suggests a mysterious force is pulling the cosmos apart at ever-increasing speeds.

 

Scientists have few ideas why such a force would exist, but the evidence for dark energy –

which like dark matter has remained elusive to detection attempts – is growing, and a competing hypothesis can apparently be ruled out. [The Strangest Things in Space]

 

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