Inquiry into Physics

8th Edition
ISBN: 9781337515863
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. What is dark energy and what role does it play in our understanding of the structure and evolution of the universe?

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What is dark energy and its role in understanding the structure and evolution of the universe?


Dark energy helps us fill in the gaps in our understanding of the universe and its structure. The theory of relativity provides for push force to balance out the pull of matter. This also implies that there is an energy behind this push force (cosmic repulsion)...

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