The Missing Universe

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Ronald Kaitchuck
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Ball State University
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Over 90% of the universe is missing! We know the stars and galaxies we see around us are but a very small part of a much larger invisible universe. The unseen universe is all around us -- not just in deep space. This program reveals a universe filled with dark matter and dark energy that is expanding with ever accelerating speed.
Topics covered:  distances, galaxies, Doppler shifts, expansion of the universe, curvature of space, flat and curved universes, Big Bang theory, evidence for dark matter, maps of dark matter, accelerating universe, dark energy and the message of the cosmic background radiation map.
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