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Dark Energy

HOTY2017
HOTY2017

The Astronomer Who Is Building the Largest Map of Space by Volume

Mark Halpern and his team are in a race against time to study dark energy's role in the expansion of our universe.
Jacob Dubé
1.16.18
HOTY2017
HOTY2017

The Physicist Building the World’s Most Precise Clock

Advanced timekeeping could help unify quantum and gravitational physics, predict earthquakes, and navigate in deep space.
Matthew Gault
1.10.18
what is gravity?
what is gravity?

Theoretical Physicist Erik Verlinde Says We Don’t Need Dark Matter to Explain the Universe

Watch Verlinde deliver a talk on his "new view" on gravity tonight.
Kate Lunau
10.4.17
Space
Space

New Supernova Analysis Questions Dark Energy, Cosmic Acceleration

Timescape cosmology offers a way around one of the universe's best mysteries.
Michael Byrne
9.15.17
CHIME
CHIME

This Huge Telescope is Built Like A Halfpipe and Hunts for Dark Energy

Dark energy is driving the accelerating expansion of the universe. No one knows what it is.
Jacob Dubé
9.7.17
Into the Void
Into the Void

Scientists Say That, Yes, We Live in a Giant Gaping Void

It’s the largest void known to science.
Lisa Cumming
6.6.17
good for nothin'
good for nothin'

New Research Says Dark Energy Doesn't Need to Exist

It doesn’t have to be this way.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.1.17
universe
universe

The Expansion of the Universe Appears Faster Than We Thought

The results of a new study are close, but slightly faster than, the generally accepted rate.
Farnia Fekri
1.27.17
Dark Energy
Dark Energy

How Breaking One of the Most Basic Physical Laws Might Explain Dark Energy

Fudging the law of conservation of energy offers a new perspective on dark energy.
Michael Byrne
1.22.17
Picó
Picó

Dark Matter Hunters Are Hoping 2017 Is Their Year

If we don't find it soon, our best searches could be doing it wrong.
Kate Lunau
1.3.17
Space
Space

New Supernovae Analysis Calls Dark Energy into Question

Is the universe really being flung out into oblivion? Maybe not so much.
Michael Byrne
10.25.16
papers
papers

Could Dark Energy Just Be Frozen Neutrinos?

A new explanation for the something that is nothing.
Michael Byrne
7.16.16