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Books and articles about dark energy and dark matter.

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Dark Side of the Universe: Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Fate of the Cosmos, by Iain Nicolson; Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007 Dark Cosmos: In Search of Our Universe’s Missing Mass and Energy, by Dan Hooper; Smithsonian Books, 2006 The Extravagant Universe: Exploding Stars, Dark Energy, and the Accelerating Cosmos, by Robert P. Kirshner; Princeton University Press, 2000


West Texas' McDonald Observatory takes on the Universe's biggest mystery – Dark Energy, Marfa Public Radio, March 2, 2017

Astronomers Don't Point This Telescope—The Telescope Points Them, Wired, March 23, 2017

Texas A&M Astronomers Prove Instrumental in Shedding Light on Dark Energy, Texas A&M University, November 21, 2011

Written in the Stars: The Nobel Prize in Physics 2011, Nobelprize,org, October 4, 2011

Novel Experiment Prepares to Join Dark Energy Hunt, by Alan S. Brown, Scientific American, April 19, 2010

Probing the Biggest Mystery in the Universe, by Richard Panek, Smithsonian, April 2010

"Will Dark Energy Tear the Universe Apart?" by Liz Kruesi, Astronomy, February 2009

Does Dark Energy Really Exist, by Timothy Clifton and Pedro G. Ferreira; Scientific American, April 2009

The End of Cosmology? by Lawrence M. Krauss and Robert J. Scherrer; Scientific American, March 2008

Dark Energy: The Decade Ahead, Physics World, December 3, 2007

"Cosmic Efforts Shed Light on Dark Universe," by David Bradley; StarDate, July/August 2007

The Search for Dark Energy, by Marcus Woo; Symmetry (Fermilab), May 2007

Out There, by Richard Panek; The New York Times Magazine, March 11, 2007

In the Dark: A mysterious force is tearing the universe apart! by Ed Regis; Air & Space/Smithsonian, February/March 2005