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Every thing is dark

  1. Oct 13, 2007 #1


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    That is what cosmology teaches us, dark matter, dark energy everything cosmological depends on unfound science?
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  3. Oct 13, 2007 #2


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    Dark does not mean "unfound". In this context, it means that it doesn't emit a detectable amount of electromagnetic radiation. And yes, the majority of the energy density of the universe is "dark" in the mainstream model. It is certainly plausible that a modified theory of gravity could explain the apparent dark energy, eliminating the largest dark component, but no model has yet distinguished itself.
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