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What is dark energy?

We live in interesting times. For thousands of years, we have thought we knew what the universe – and everything in it – was made of: normal matter, the kind that make up the elements of the periodic table.

dateFeb 01, 2016 in Astronomy
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Cosmic encounters with alien life

Numerous books have been penned on the exciting subject of life on other worlds, and the news almost daily carries stories about potential new habitable sites, ranging from water on Mars to oceans on Europa and exoplanets ...

dateFeb 02, 2016 in Astronomy
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Researchers quantify unidentified gamma-ray sources

In 2011, Francesco Massaro, a researcher at the University of Turin (Italy), and Raffaele D'Abrusco, a post-doc in the astrophysics group at the University Federico II of Naples (Italy), using all-sky data produced by the ...

dateFeb 02, 2016 in Astronomy
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