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    • CommentAuthorRenThing
    • CommentTimeAug 20th 2009
    FYI, iou're missing a g in the title.

    Interesting article, thanks for sharing.
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    Thanks Ren.
    • CommentAuthorRenThing
    • CommentTimeAug 20th 2009
    NP. Having had typos in my fair share of topic titles and not caught it, thought I'd help out. 8)
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    Always thought dark energy/matter was the phlogiston of our time...
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    @Cat Vincent
    Not really a great analogy. Dark Energy isn't a specific theory per say, it's a kind of loose place-holder on a set of observations that lack a decent theory to explain them. The universe appears to be expanding at an accelerating rate, and none of our currently accepted theories predict that, so what's doing it? We don't know, so we call it Dark Energy until we do, the 'dark' meaning unknown. Saying "Dark Energy may not actually exist" is like saying, "Seat Reserved may not actually turn up to this concert".
    • CommentTimeAug 20th 2009 edited
    I like the little anti-Galileo twist they give it by positing our galaxy as the center of the Universe. Soon, all will recognize that Boston is, in fact, the Hub of the Universe.