NOVA: Hunting the Edge of Space - The Ever Expanding Universe
Hunting the Edge of Space: The Ever Expanding Universe
Wednesday June 27, 2012 9pm
From the discovery that the Milky Way is just one galaxy among billions to the stunning revelation that these galaxies are speeding away from each other faster every second, this episode investigates the universe's distant past — and its future. Now, modern telescopes have added a mysterious new twist to the plot: The vast majority of the stuff of the universe is invisible, tied up in dark matter and dark energy. But what are these mysterious dark forces? A new generation of telescopes is embarking on a mission impossible to see the unseeable and answer one of the greatest unsolved mysteries of the cosmos. Learn more here.
Photo Courtesy of NASA, ESA, Hubble SM4 ERO