In my Monday post on Today’s New Reason to Believe, I explained the significance of dark energy, a substance that, together with the other dark “stuff,” makes up 99.73 percent of the universe. Its quantity in the universe is also one of the most outstanding examples of fine-tuning.
But the dark stuff is still a big mystery for researchers. Scientists continue in their efforts to detect and understand dark energy, ordinary dark matter, and exotic dark matter, with new breakthroughs emerging. Listen in on Jeff Zweerink’s November 30 Science News Flash for the latest news in dark matter detection.