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A Dark Force in the Universe

Scientists try to determine what's revving up the cosmos

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9:49am, April 4, 2001

Three years ago, observations of distant, exploding stars blew to smithereens some of astronomers' most cherished ideas about the universe. To piece together an updated theory, they're now thinking dark thoughts about what sort of mystery force may be contorting the cosmos.

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