Chapter 1. The Dark Energy Problem

  1. Prof. Yun Wang

Published Online: 7 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629350.ch1

Dark Energy

Dark Energy

How to Cite

Wang, Y. (2010) The Dark Energy Problem, in Dark Energy, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629350.ch1

Author Information

  1. University of Oklahoma, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Norman, OK 73019, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527409419

Online ISBN: 9783527629350

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Keywords:

  • cosmic acceleration;
  • dark energy;
  • Hubble parameter;
  • modified gravity;
  • linear growth rate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Evidence for Cosmic Acceleration

  • Fundamental Questions about Cosmic Acceleration