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Dark Energy Theory Challenged
2013-01-10 09:15:38

[ Listen to the Podcast “The Search For Dark Energy” ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A popular theory that relies on dark energy, thought to be the main contributor to the accelerating expansion of the Universe does not fit newly obtained data with regards to one fundamental constant — the proton to electron mass ratio. Rodger Thompson, a University of Arizona astronomy professor, disclosed his findings Wednesday at the American...

Molecular Matter Is The Same As 7 Billion Years Ago
2012-12-13 14:29:50

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers reported today in the journal Science Express that the ratio of the proton's mass to that of the electron has hardly changed over the past seven billion years. This fundamental constant of nature has changed by a maximum of one hundred thousandth of a percent over cosmic history. Scientists from VU University Amsterdam and the Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie (MPIfR) used the Effelsberg 100-m radio...