Lecture Details

SLAC public Lecture Series

Past Lecture

The Runaway Universe

Roger Blandford , SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Tuesday, October 26, 2004 07:30 pm
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The Universe appears to be flat, accelerating and lightweight. In this talk, I will explain what these terms mean, how we developed this view and its implications. I will also discuss the connection between cosmology and particle physics experiments being conducted at accelerators and in underground laboratories. I will conclude with a description of some proposed telescopes that will help us understand much more about the geometry, expansion and contents of our Universe.