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Title: Dark Energy, or Worse

Abstract

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 substances 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.

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Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
987323
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; COSMOLOGY; DARK MATTER; DARK ENERGY

Citation Formats

Carroll, Sean. Dark Energy, or Worse. United States: N. p., 2006. Web.
Carroll, Sean. Dark Energy, or Worse. United States.
Carroll, Sean. Mon . "Dark Energy, or Worse". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/987323.
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