Cosmologist’s ‘Cosmic Cocktail’ is a refreshing read
Katherine Freese explores dark matter and other mysterious parts of the universe
By Andrew Grant, 17:27 PM August 7, 2014
The Cosmic Cocktail: Three Parts Dark Matter
Princeton Univ., $29.95
If the components of the universe were poured into a “cosmic cocktail,” scientists could easily predict how the drink would look and taste, yet they would have no idea what’s in it. Such is the state of cosmology today: While scientists can confidently explain the universe’s history and structure, the identities of its primary components — dark matter and dark energy — remain a mystery. In her first book, Frees...
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