Badass of the day
Adam Guy Riess

Adam Guy Riess
* Born:
Known for:
  • Accelerating universe: The observation that the universe appears to be expanding at an increasing rate
  • Dark energy: An unknown form of energy which is hypothesized to permeate all of space
We know there is gravity because apples fall from trees. We can observe gravity in daily life. If we could throw an apple to the edge of the universe, we would observe it accelerating
Adam Guy Riess
Dark energy is incredibly strange, but actually it makes sense to me that it went unnoticed, because dark energy has no effect on daily life, or even inside our solar system