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Title: The Dark Side of the Universe
Author: Van Waerbeke, Ludovic
Subject Keywords Science and Engineering Library;11th Annual Meeting of the Northwest Section of APS
Issue Date: 2009-05-15
Publicly Available in cIRcle 2009-05-28
Citation: Van Waerbeke, Ludovic . 2009. The Dark Side of the Universe. 11th Annual Meeting Northwest Section of the American Physical Society. May 15, 2009. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Abstract: Dark Matter and Dark Energy are accepted as legitimate constituents of our Universe. In this talk I will review the numerous observational evidences supporting the existence of the dark side of the Universe, which is why cosmologists claim shamelessly that 95% of the Universe is made of something they do not know the nature of. I will then discuss many of the hypothetical physical origins for Dark Matter and Dark Energy and outline the major research directions now undertaken in order to test the various possible ideas. Audio begins at 01:19:30.
Affiliation: Science, Faculty ofPhysics and Astronomy, Department of
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/8341
Peer Review Status: Unreviewed
Scholarly Level: Faculty

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