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The Source Of Dark Energy

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Posted by Richard Ruquist on February 13, 2003 05:48:37 UTC

It appears that dark energy comes from dark matter. Dark matter is likely to be primarily constituted of axions in the form of a Bose-Einstien Condensate, because they are nearly massless, of two types of axions having opposite charges of a new type.

These charges are thought to be responsible for consciousness. But that is irrelevant for this discussion. The important thing is that this new kind of charge, as yet undetected, act like electrical charge except that like charges attract and unlike repulse, just the opposite of electrical charge.

As a result, different regions of the universe tend to accumulate like charges, either positive or negative. These different regions then act to repulse each other as unlike charges repulse, in a cosmic-scale manifestation of this new force, the force that is accelerating the expansion of the universe.

So the amount of mass in dark matter is all the mass in existence as the dark energy, which acts like a mass, is the result of the mutual repulsion of the charge of dark matter, again, a charge we have yet to detect.

From the total mass of dark matter, and the mass of an axion, and the rate of acceleration of the expansion of the universe, we can calculate the value of the charge on each axion. It turns out to be infinitisimal. But there are nearly an infinite number of axions of both plus and minus charges, so that the cosmic effect is dominant.

So the bottom line is that dark energy and dark matter are the same thing except that one is a measure of its mass and the other is a measure of its charge.


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