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Title: Dark Energy, or Worse

General relativity is inconsistent with cosmological observations unless we invoke components of dark matter and dark energy that dominate the universe. While it seems likely that these exotic substanmore »ces really do exist, the alternative is worth considering: that Einstein's general relativity breaks down on cosmological scales. I will discuss models of modified gravity, tests in the solar system and elsewhere, and consequences for cosmology.« less
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Title: Dark Energy, or Worse
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Publication Date: 2006-11-13
OSTI Identifier: 1013687
DOE Contract Number: AC02-76SF00515
Other Number(s): TRN: US1105348
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: SLAC Colloquium Series, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, presented on November 13, 2006
Research Org: SLAC (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS ; COSMOLOGY ; FERMILAB ACCELERATOR ; NONLUMINOUS MATTER ; SOLAR SYSTEM ; STANFORD LINEAR ACCELERATOR CENTER ; UNIVERSE
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:11:36
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27