Newton, Einstein, and Stephen Hawking have taken great strides in explaining the mystery of the universe, but there is a task that, despite their efforts, is still beautifully backward.
Today we know only what 5% of the universe is made of: the remaining 95% consists of two invisible and unknown substances: Dark energy and dark matter.
What we know about them is based on their effects on gravity.
Scientists do not really know what these substances are, but their Theoretical models They give clues about how they work.
Dark matter activates gravity that continues Galaxies united; Dark energy, on the other hand, activates a repulsive force that makes the universe expand.
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Dark matter and dark energy have been seen as phenomena separatedBut a new study from Oxford University shows that both are actually part of the same perception, just as strange and mysterious.
Astrophysicist Jamie Parnas, author of the study, states that the two substances constitute "Dark liquid" of the negative gravity.
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And this fluid, according to his theory, would be the substance from which 95% of the universe is made.
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Imagine an object that pushes it instead of away from you, approaches. It would be like gravity, but on the contrary.
These objects, strange as they seem, are not a new concept, and hypothetically possible. They are called objects of Negative mass Or F, as the "dark liquid" proposed by Farnes.
In this way, the astrophysicist proposes a model that attempts to explain how the forces of the Attraction and rejection They invent strange stuff that keeps the universe, but constantly expanding.
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"The result is beautiful," Parnes writes in the Oxford Declaration. "Dark energy and dark matter can be united into one substance, and both effects can be explained simply as a matter of mass mass transit in a sea of negative masses."
It is like the constant flirting between the two forces, one positive and one negative that create Cosmic aura It keeps everything in place.
"The gravity of the positive mass galaxy attracts Negative crowds From all directions, and when the negative mass fluid approaches the galaxy, it activates a stronger thrust force on the galaxy, "explains Parnes.
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In this way, the galaxy can rotate at high speeds without leaving Flying in pieces.
"So, it seems simple Less sign It can solve one of the oldest problems in physics, "says Parnes.
In any case, despite Frances's elegant and intuitive look, he still seems to recognize that there is a long way to go Puzzles of the universe.
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"It is clear that this new theory creates many new questions," Parnes writes in the portal Conversation. "The search to understand the true nature of the beautiful, unified and perhaps polarized universe is just beginning."