July 14, 2004
Sounds Like a Perfume Sold at K-Mart

Space.com is carrying this update on recent developments in dark matter and dark energy research. The latest hypothesis put forward posits that the two are actually expressions of the same force, which the scientist who came up with it calls "k-essence".

Unlike quantum physics articles, this one deals with head-crunching ideas on a very large scale. It includes the startling speculation that dark matter and dark energy may be the visible influences of other universes outside our own.

Posted by scott at July 14, 2004 09:05 AM

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Oooh, and they even mentioned brane theory :) Theoretical physics with all the extra dimensions folding around, breaking what we think of as laws, turning science into what we think of as sci-fi, yay :)

Posted by: Sherri on July 14, 2004 03:56 PM
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