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Department of Physics Presents a Physics Colloquium

Colloquium: Cosmology as a Probe of Physics Beyond the Standard Model Scott Watson Syracuse University Cosmological observations provide overwhelming evidence that our universe is almost entirely comprised of dark energy and dark matter, both of which have no theoretical explanation within the standard model of particle physics. The former is responsible for a current period of cosmic acceleration, much like that which occurred in the earliest moments of the universe.…