Type:

Article/Essay

Description:

Summary and review of dark energy as the dominant contributor to mass-energy in the universe, leading to accelerating expansion of the universe. The theoretical arguments supporting dark energy and the astronomical observations supporting the existence of a substantial dark energy component are discussed.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy
  • Science > Physics

Education Levels:

  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division

Keywords:

cosmology dark energy cosmological constant quintessence expanding universe vacuum state dark matter supernovae

Language:

English

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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