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New theory explains gravity better than Einstein's relativity
MNN - Mother Nature Network
When it comes to explaining gravity, Einstein's theories of relativity are the gold standard. That doesn't mean they're perfect, however. For instance, in order to account for the largescale movements of galaxies under Einstein's theories, scientists have had to postulate the existence of dark matter, a mysterious, undetectable substance that purportedly must make up as much as 80 percent of all matter in the universe. But now there's a new theory on the block that's based on the idea that the universe is a hologram, and it doesn't require dark matter or its elusive cousin, dark energy, in order to explain gravity on a larger scale, reports Phys.org. The idea, proposed by Erik Verlinde, renowned ...