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Thread: New Search for Dark Energy Goes Back in Time

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    New Search for Dark Energy Goes Back in Time

    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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    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.
    Forming opinions as we speak

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