Dark Energy | Universe Today

Dark Energy

New Theory of Gravity Does Away With Need for Dark Matter

Dark matter? Who needs it?! Gravity may be something else altogether.

3 years ago

Dark Energy Illuminated By Largest Galactic Map Ten Years In The Making

After a decade of research, the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey has released the most detailed 3D map of the Universe…

4 years ago

Next Time You’re Late To Work, Blame Dark Energy!

A team of Armenian researchers has proposed a new answer to why time only moves in one-direction: it's all because…

4 years ago

The Laws Of Cosmology May Need A Re-Write

A more accurate measurement of standard candles has thrown a wrench into our standard model of cosmology.

4 years ago

New Lenses To Help In The Hunt For Dark Energy

With the arrival of two special lenses, the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) is on its way to exploring the…

4 years ago

Earth May Be “Hairy” with Dark Matter

I'm losing mine, but the Solar System may be way hairier than we ever thought, with thick crops of filamentary dark matter…

4 years ago

Dark Energy Camera Takes Accidental Gigantic, Magnificent Picture of Comet Lovejoy

Oops! In a happy accident, Comet Lovejoy just happened to be in the field of view of the 570-megapixel Dark…

5 years ago

How Can Space Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light?

Cosmologists are intellectual time travelers. Looking back over billions of years, these scientists are able to trace the evolution of…

5 years ago

The Dark Energy Survey Begins to Reveal Previously Unknown Trans-Neptunian Objects

Sometimes when you stare at something long enough, you begin to see things. This is not the case with optical…

5 years ago

Hearing the Early Universe’s Scream: Sloan Survey Announces New Findings

Imagine a single mission that would allow you to explore the Milky Way and beyond, investigating cosmic chemistry, hunting planets, mapping galactic…

5 years ago