“Je n’avais pas besoin de cette hypothèse-là” ~ Pierre-Simon Laplace

October 22, 2008

Patricia Burchat: The search for dark energy and dark matter

Filed under: Astronomy — yowie3120 @ 10:27 pm

About this talk

Physicist Patricia Burchat sheds light on two basic ingredients of our universe: dark matter and dark energy. Comprising 96% of the universe between them, they can’t be directly measured, but their influence is immense.

About Patricia Burchat

Patricia Burchat studies the structure and distribution of dark matter and dark energy. These mysterious ingredients can’t be measured in conventional ways, yet form a quarter of the mass of our.

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