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Fraser
2008-Sep-23, 04:50 PM
Just as unseen dark energy is increasing the rate of expansion of the universe, there's something else out there causing an unexpected motion in distant galaxy clusters. Scientists believe the cause is the gravitational attraction of matter that lies beyond the observable universe, and they are calling it "Dark Flow," in the [...]

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01101001
2008-Sep-23, 06:27 PM
[...] they are calling it "Dark Flow," in the vein of two other cosmological mysteries, dark matter and dark energy.

That's what we don't need: another conceptualized thing labeled "Dark".

Disinfo Agent
2008-Sep-23, 07:53 PM
Dark is the new black. :p

trinitree88
2008-Sep-24, 12:41 PM
That's what we don't need: another conceptualized thing labeled "Dark".

01101001. Seems it used to be that knowledge of the hidden was the opposite of science, which studied the observable. Now we are to infer stuff from beyond the edge of the visible universe? I'm going to start fishing more, and reading cosmology less.

see:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occult

edit: I take that back...I'm going hunting for NASA's 90 rubber ducklings
pete