History of the Universe

Scientists using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered that dark energy is not a new constituent of space, but rather has been present for most of the universe's history. Dark energy is a mysterious repulsive force that causes the universe to expand at an increasing rate.

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NASA, ESA, and A. Feild (STScI)

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Release date:16 November 2006, 19:00
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Name:Universe
Type:• Early Universe : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Dark Matter
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