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Yes, Things Really Are Going Faster

Science  31 Jan 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5607, pp. 663-664
DOI: 10.1126/science.1081620

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The Extravagant Universe. Exploding Stars, Dark Energy, and the Accelerating Cosmos. Robert P. Kirshner. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2002. 296 pp. $29.95, £19.95. ISBN 0-691-05862-8.

Writing for a popular audience, Kirshner presents a lively, personal, and often humorous account of the work that led him and his colleagues to conclude that under the influence of dark energy the universe is expanding at an accelerating rate.

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