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“Dark Energy”

Jun 18, 2014 05:15 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com
Scientists studying more than 140,000 extremely bright galaxies have calculated the expansion of the universe with unprecedented accuracy.
Jun 17, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A space station particle detector is closing in on a comic ray mystery.
Mar 31, 2014 12:24 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The mysterious dark energy that's driving the universe's accelerated expansion may have its roots in the background 'vacuum energy' that pervades all of the cosmos.
Oct 30, 2013 04:30 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
A new experiment buried deep underground has proven itself to be the most sensitive dark-matter detector ever built -- but the first results from the high-tech instrument have turned up empty in its search for elusive dark matter.
Oct 4, 2011 03:53 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A trio of relatively young astronomers won the prestigious Nobel Prize for Physics today, not for solving a problem, but for making an observation: our universe is expanding faster now than it did in the past.
Dec 13, 2011 04:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Using one of the world's most powerful computers, South Korean scientists have recreated some of the large-scale structure of our observable Universe.
Sep 20, 2012 06:42 PM ET // Jennifer Ouellette
The long-awaited Dark Energy Camera (DECam) is online and preparing to unravel one of the universe's greatest mysteries.
Sep 13, 2012 03:45 AM ET // Jennifer Ouellette
Mysterious dark energy really is out there, pervading the cosmos, speeding up the expansion of the universe.
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