4-4-11: It Keeps Growing and Growing…
Astronomers are absorbing fresh evidence, in the April 1 Astrophysical Journal, that there’s a force pushing the universe apart, that we have a better idea than ever how fast it’s pushing – and that an alternate theory just isn’t true.
It’s a space smack-down.
A team led by Professor Adam Riess of Johns Hopkins University and the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore has upheld the theory of dark energy – which Riess basically discovered 13 years ago. Professor Riess joins Sheilah to talk about the latest data and what it actually means.