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South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center

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377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike
Bridgehampton, NY 11932 United States

October 2018

Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike
Bridgehampton, NY 11932 United States
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Free

The evidence for Dark Energy is overwhelming. In the mid 1970s, astronomical data hinted at the possibility of an additional form of energy in the Universe; if it existed, it was thought that such energy would not only be responsible for accelerating the rate of expansion of our Universe, but also would counteract the pull of gravity. By the late 1990s, the evidence for Dark Energy became overwhelming when astronomers…

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