“A New Dark Force?”

"A New Dark Force?"

 

Everything we know about the universe and all the laws of physics, apply to four percent of the universe. The other 96 percent are the unknown phenomena of dark matter and dark energy. “If we account for all the matter and energy that we’re familiar with,” says Neil deGrasse Tyson, “and measure up how much gravity it should have, it’s one-sixth of the gravity that’s actually operating on the universe. We call that dark matter. It really should be called dark gravity. and we don’t know what that is.”

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Planet Earth Report — “Not a ‘Single Whisper’ of Alien Technology to Physics Needs a New Einstein”

Earth from the ISS

 

“Planet Earth Report” provides descriptive links to headline news by leading science journalists about the extraordinary discoveries, technology, people, and events changing our knowledge of Planet Earth and the future of the human species.

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Last Week’s Top 5 Space & Science Headlines –“Big Bang Signal to ‘Magnetic Soul’ of the Universe”

Last Week's Top 5 Space & Science Headlines --"Milky Way's Mirror Galaxy to Jupiter's Dark Side Revealed"

 

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“We are Spaceships” –Extraterrestrial Viruses May Have Influenced Origin and Evolution of Life (Weekend Feature)

 

"We are Spaceships" --Extraterrestrial Viruses May Have Influenced Origin and Evolution of Life

 

“The human imagination is a preview of coming attractions,” Albert Einstein was fond of saying. Viruses are essentially roving segments of genetic material that have learned how to “put on space suits and leave the cell,” observed Greg Bear in his epic work of science fiction, Darwin’s Radio, that mirrors Einstein’s adage, suggesting that viruses in our genome function as carriers of evolutionary messages—a genetic radio, so to speak. In this sense, we may simply be spaceships for virus.

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Planet Earth Report –“NASA’s Search for Extraterrestrial Viruses to COVID-19 from Space Debunked”

 

Earth from the ISS

 

“Planet Earth Report” provides descriptive links to headline news by leading science journalists about the extraordinary discoveries, technology, people, and events changing our knowledge of Planet Earth and the future of the human species.

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Last Week’s Top 5 Space & Science Headlines –“Island Worlds of the Milky Way to ‘Cosmic-Dance’ Paradox

 

Last Week's Top 5 Space & Science Headlines --"Milky Way's Mirror Galaxy to Jupiter's Dark Side Revealed"

 

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