A New Theory of Space-Time – Jim Al-Khalili & Fay Dowker

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A New Theory of Space-Time - Jim Al-Khalili & Fay Dowker

Most theoretical physicists were shocked to discover in 1998 that the expansion rate of the universe was accelerating. Not the causal set theorists. Unlike everyone else, they were expecting this result. What’s more, if causual set theory is right, there will be no need to explain dark energy, an idea which seems ‘just wacky and a little bit malicious’, to Fay Dowker.

Recorded: June, 2017

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