Did Dark Energy Just Disappear? | Space Time | PBS Digital Studios

Did Dark Energy Just Disappear? | Space Time | PBS Digital Studios

This episode is supported by The Great Courses Plus.Did all of dark energy just vanish?A team of scientists have analyzed new data, and claim that we need to completely rethink its existence.Back in 1998 two independent teams of astronomers made an extremely controversial announcement:that the universe is not only expanding, but that expansion is accelerating.They […]

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Can solar energy speed Puerto Rico’s recovery? Here’s what it would take

Can solar energy speed Puerto Rico’s recovery? Here’s what it would take

NSIKAN AKPAN: When Hurricane Maria hit, Puerto Rico’s Electric Power Authorityhad been relying on imported fossil fuels for 98 percent of its energy.Its major plants beam power from the southto the heavily populated north and west.The storm flooded these power stations,ripped out 65 percent of aboveground cablesand crippled the power supply.Many are wondering if this […]

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