News & Updates

17 March 2014
Tracking HET’s Progress

7 October 2013
VIRUS Units Come Together

9 September 2013
Last Look at Sky Before Upgrade

10 May 2013
Mirror Coating Smooths the Way for HET Upgrade

 Dark energy is not only terribly important for astronomy, it's the central problem for physics. It's been the bone in our throat for a long time.”

Steven Weinberg
Nobel Laureate
University of Texas at Austin

 

 

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Glossary

Quintessence

A proposed new field that would account for dark energy. Magnetic, electric, and gravitational fields already permeate the universe, and some scientists suggest that dark energy could be in the form of a yet-undetected field.

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