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Counterattack Heats Up Dispute Over 'Dark Energy'

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Science  22 Apr 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5721, pp. 478
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5721.478a

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In mid-March, a group of physicists argued that so-called dark energy is actually a byproduct of enormous ripples in the fabric of spacetime. Now two theorists argue that the team made an accounting error that invalidates the result.