A First Look at the Known Universe

Part of the Multiversal Journeys book series (MVJ)


Among the foundational questions in physics and cosmology today is the deep mystery of why we live in a space–time of 3 space dimensions and 1 time dimension? Nowadays physicists ask seriously whether there are more space or time dimensions, and go further to suggest ways in which extra dimensions could play a role in determining the properties of the universe we observe today.


Dark Matter Dark Energy Cosmological Constant Gravitational Force Planetary Orbit 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department Physics & AstronomyUniversity of Southern California, College of Letters, Arts & SciencesLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Department PhysicsUniversity of California, DavisDavisUSA

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