Dark Energy: Einstein's biggest "Blunder"?

Join world-leading scientist Ofer Lahav as he reveals the extraordinary narrative of the Dark Energy Survey (DES), an ambitious experiment designed to unravel the mysteries of the force shaping our universe. Discover what the 3D map spanning 300 million galaxies and extensive supernovae has so far revealed, including its confirmation of the prevailing model of cold dark matter and a remarkably accurate cosmological constant. Join Ofer to explore the global nature of scientific progress.

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Ofer Lahav holds the Perren Chair of Astronomy at UCL and is Vice-Dean (International) of the UCL Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MAPS).
He served as Vice-President of the Royal Astronomical Society from 2010 to 2012 and played a pivotal role in founding the Dark Energy Survey (DES).
His multi-faceted roles and groundbreaking research highlight his commitment to advancing the field of observational cosmology and understanding the fundamental properties of the universe.


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