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Single Idea 21193

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / D. Cosmology / 8. Dark Matter]

Full Idea

The most precise surveys of the stars and galaxies tell us that the universe is made up of 68% dark energy, 27% dark matter, and just 5% regular matter (the stuff of the Standard Model of particle physics).

Gist of Idea

The universe is 68% dark energy, 27% dark matter, 5% regular matter


Gavin Hesketh (The Particle Zoo [2016], 09)

A Reaction

Regular matter - that's me, that is.

Book Reference

Hesketh,Gavin: 'The Particle Zoo' [Quercus 2016], p.232