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Planck – Our Observable Universe Gets Older

If you tuned into the NASA organised teleconference this morning you may have heard some exciting news and answers to questions in relation to the satellite Planck.  I was quite excited to be tuning in at 1am Australian time. I was also relieved to hear that it would be a one hour teleconference although due … Continue reading Planck – Our Observable Universe Gets Older

Contemplating Dark Matter and Dark Energy

I was thinking of dark energy and a thought came to mind. Dark energy is the force that is expanding our Universe. If you look in any direction into the cosmos you’ll see galaxies moving away from us, and one from one another. If the galaxy is twice as far from Earth it will fly … Continue reading Contemplating Dark Matter and Dark Energy