Much Too Dark?

The Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP satellite) produced this map of the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation in 2010 (NASA)

With results guaranteed to generate controversy and contention, new research by a group of astronomers challenges accepted results concerning the microwave background radiation developed by the Wilkinson Microwave Background Probe. If their findings, to be published in the form of a letter to the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, are borne out, profound changes to the recent consensus concerning “dark matter” and “dark energy” will be necessitated.

See Doubts About Universe’s Dark Side in Cosmos magazine, and Astronomers’ Doubts About the Dark Side: Errors in Big Bang Data Larger Than Thought? in Science Daily.

Time Line of the Universe (NASA)

For more on the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe, see NASA’s WMAP page.

WMAP Leaving Earth-Moon Orbit for L2 (NASA)

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