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From dark energy and string theory to the end of the Universe, these are the unanswered cosmic conundra that are still baffling scientists.

From dark energy and string theory to the end of the Universe, these are the unanswered cosmic conundra that are still baffling scientists.

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The two largest pieces of the Universe that we know the least about, yet nothing less than the ultimate fate of the Universe will be determined by them. (Illustration: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss)

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The possible outcomes to the fate of the Universe rest on the 95% of it we have currently no idea about: dark matter and dark energy

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Einstein may have discovered dark energy without even realizing it

I chose this because I want to be an astrophysicist someday or an astronomer who studies stars and galaxies in the universe and figures out how the universe began.

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Summaries of Spacetime, Relativity, and Quantum Theories for beginning and advanced visitors, with Links to the Best Websites on Space,Time, Einstein's Relativity, Quantum Gravity, Quantum Physics, Dark Matter and Energy, plus a discussion of the possibility that we live in an essentially atemporal universe.

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Dark energy is real, say astronomers - likelihood of existence stands at 99.996 per cent

Exploring Universe: christinetheastrophysicist: New study sheds light on dark energy Dark energy—the mysterious and poorly understood force that scientists have proposed is somehow causing the universe to expand at an accelerating rate—is almost definitel

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light capturing movement in its purest form. by olafur eliasson. Perhaps something that would light up like a light sculpture at night but represent something figurative during the day, something enveloping or something like an oak leaf

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