8-30-11: It Keeps Growing and Growing…

August 30, 2011 at 8:05 am Leave a comment

This segment originally aired on April 4, 2010.

[audio http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wypr/local-wypr-984098.mp3]

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.

Entry filed under: On Air, Science. Tags: , , , .

8-30-11: Fierce Angels 8-30-11: How We Celebrate Holy Days

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed

Podcast! Miss an episode of Maryland Morning? Podcast it here.

Keep up to date with our RSS feed.

What’s on Our Twitter

Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.


%d bloggers like this: