By Evalyn Gates
Cutting-edge astrophysics that builds on Einstein's theories to discover the unseen subject that fills the Universe.
darkish strength. darkish subject. those unusual and invisible ingredients do not simply sound mysterious: their unforeseen visual appeal within the cosmic census is upending long-held notions concerning the nature of the Universe. Astronomers have lengthy identified that the Universe is increasing, yet every thing they can see indicated that gravity will be slowing this unfold. as a substitute, it seems that the Universe is accelerating its growth and that whatever improved than gravity--dark energy--is at paintings. In Einstein's Telescope Evalyn Gates, a college of Chicago astrophysicist, transports us to the sting of up to date technological know-how to discover the innovative software that unlocks the secrets and techniques of those little-understood cosmic ingredients. in response to Einstein's conception of normal relativity, gravitational lensing, or "Einstein's Telescope," is allowing new discoveries which are taking us towards the subsequent revolution in medical thinking--one that could swap without end our notions of the place the Universe got here from and the place it truly is going. eight pages of colour; forty black-and-white illustrations
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