Skip to comments.Missing Light Crisis: 'Something is Amiss in the Universe'
Posted on 07/10/2014 6:57:55 AM PDT by shove_it
There is a "missing light crisis" taking place in the universe with a huge deficit on what there should be and what there actually is, astronomers have said.
In a statement, experts from the Carnegie Institution for Science said "something is amiss in the universe" with 80% of the light missing.
Lead author of the study Juna Kollmeier said: "It's as if you're in a big, brightly-lit room, but you look around and see only a few 40-watt lightbulbs. Where is all that light coming from? It's missing from our census."
Published in Astrophysical Journal Letters, scientists found that the light from galaxies and quasars is not enough to explain observations of intergalactic hydrogen, with a difference of 400%.
Empty space between galaxies are bridged by tendrils of hydrogen and helium that act as a "light metre".
The scientists discovered that when looking at galaxies billions of light years away in the early universe, the amount of light present appears to add up. However, in more localised parts of the universe, the calculations fail massively...
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Is God turning out the lights?
Obviously the rest of the universe has already switched to CFLs.
He is going to—Matthew 24:29-30
Check soros’ Swiss safe deposit box?
Has to be a result of man caused global warming!
Yes, global warming is so bad here on earth that the rest of the universe is adjusting to compensate for this hazardous condition. Pretty soon the whole universe will go dark. Somewhere Al Gore is smiling.
Something big is coming this way.
It’s more accurately described as
“American lifestyle caused global warming”.
Because that’s what they’re really after.
Sounds like the start of a search for... A huge grant to study this problem before the universe goes completely dark. In less than 10 years. Or maybe if the universe gets too bright.
didn’t a guy names Adams suggest that there was something fundamentally wrong with the universe? something about a 42?
but fret not, Dr. Who will fix it.
IBIBF - In Before It’s Bush’s Fault!
According to the article, the problem isn't missing light. There's plenty of light.
The problem appears to be that there are insufficient light sources in the Universe to account for all that light.
There was a darkness like an old friend
That scratched and crawled up the wall
Into my life, into my destiny
Hebrews 1:3 - Praise the Lord.
He rebooted the universe at least once.
Looking forward to the new one.
That's it - altogether way too much coal fired industry and power plants throughout the universe. Gore will be all over this revelation, pitching universal carbon credit swaps.
They need to ask God. He created it.
Anthropogenic, fer shure
What a bunch of idiots.
Nothing is amiss in the universe. The universe is doing just fine and doesn’t need anyone to tell it that it is missing something.
Not long ago it was “missing matter” which they explained by “dark matter.”
Maybe the “dark matter” is absorbing all the “missing light.”
The only thing that’s missing is these “scientists’” gray matter.
Thanks for the explanation I was totally confused.
*** Its more accurately described as
American lifestyle caused global warming.
Because thats what theyre really after. ***
Yes. Clarity. The “greenies” will never say it, but that is the target. Most of us know that.
Green is the new Red.
Lefties, inherently Satan’s minions, HATE having clear definitions.
Shining the light of truth on them pretty much automatically defeats them.
I had a handle on an open message board of “ExposeTheLeft” and that moniker drove them NUTS.
It was missing when I got here. Honest.
Tiny Microscopic Black holes are eating it up...
[ He rebooted the universe at least once.
Looking forward to the new one. ]
Last time it was running MS Vista.....
Lots of crashes and lots of Galaxies beibng eaten up by Black holes and spatial anomolies...
We are running on Windows 7 now, but MS is gonna pull support soon, prepare for a reboot...
It’s dark light!
I Blame Janeway...
She causes anomolies...
Usuallly because she searches the Delta Quadrant for coffee instead of Colombia...
Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of the world. The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it."
John 1:1-5 NIV
That makes as much sense as just about everything else going on now.
Matthew 24 is exciting and dreadful. However, Revelation 8:12
“And the fourth angel sounded, and third of the sun and a third of the moon and a third of the stars were smitten, so that third of them might be darkened and the day might not shine for a third of it, and the night in the same way.”
Always wondered how that was going to happen. Thought it was pollution from the first three angels. Lots of smoke.
Perhaps this “missing light” is the Shekinah Glory of God shinning through his creation!
Obama has stolen the light. As the light elsewhere continues to decrease more and more people will run to him, bowing with tear filled eyes. Oh, wait. That’s already happening.
I didn’t see that part. That explains it. The extra light is coming from the great Obama. And old man Bush’s thousand points of light.
They need to ask God. He created it.
We get answers from God by observing and thinking.
Yes, journalism continues to suck out loud. And this study only concerns ultraviolet light, not all light.
As Mark Twain said, 'If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're misinformed.'
Lead author of the study Juna Kollmeier said: “It’s as if you’re in a big, brightly-lit room, but you look around and see only a few 40-watt lightbulbs. Where is all that light coming from? It’s missing from our census.”
Perhaps the calculations are wrong.
Thanks shove_it. Another Halton Arp ping, he's dead, but he's on a roll.
Yes, journalism continues to suck out loud. Good description.
What is being reported: missing light sources.
What they report: missing light.
An intelligent 5th grader would have done it correctly.