Astronomy Professor Challenges Study Suggesting Dark Energy Might Not Exist

Long-time Slashdot reader thomst quotes Phys.org: The most direct and strongest evidence for the accelerating universe with dark energy is provided by the distance measurements using type Ia supernovae (SN Ia) for the galaxies at high redshift. This result is based on the assumption that the corrected luminosity of SN Ia through the empirical standardization would not evolve with redshift. New observations and analysis made by a team of astronomers…

January 11, 2020
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Windows 10 settings: When to fix and tweak, when to leave your PC alone

Some tweaks just aren’t worth it. To tweak or not to tweak? That is the eternal question, especially for those who have years of experience with Windows PCs. All that hands-on time is both a blessing and a curse, it turns out. As Windows has evolved, many of the tips, tricks, and secrets that were once essential for enhancing performance and reliability have become irrelevant. And yet those lessons, once…

January 11, 2020
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