View Full Version : New Search for Dark Energy Goes Back in Time

2009-Oct-01, 06:50 PM
Baryon acoustic oscillation (BAO) sounds like it could be technobabble from a Star Trek episode. BAO is real, but astronomers are searching for these particle fluctuations to do what seems like science fiction: look back in time to find clues about dark energy. The Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey(BOSS), a part of the [...]

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2009-Oct-01, 07:35 PM
This is great. I love it when a new line of observations gets started. This will either strengthen the argument for Dark Energy, or give great new parameters for what it might (or might not) be.