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Dark Energy Alternatives to Einstein Are Running Out of Room

09/01/2013

Dark Energy Alternatives to Einstein Are Running Out of Room

  • Categoría Astronomía
  • Research by University of Arizona astronomy professor Rodger Thompson finds that a popular alternative to Albert Einstein's theory for the acceleration of the expansion of the universe does not fit newly obtained data on a fundamental constant, the proton to electron mass ratio.
    , Thompson's findings, reported at the American Astronomical Society meeting in Long Beach, Calif., impact our understanding of the universe and point to a new direction for the further study of its accelerating expansion.

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