Re-budgeting

No, not dollars.  Energy.  And I’m not talking about oil futures.

Astronomers now estimate that out of the total mass-energy  in the universe, 74% to 76% is dark energy, 20% to 22% is dark matter and 4% is ‘normal’ (baryonic) matter/energy (remember, ‘normal’ matter and ‘normal’ energy are related by the famous equation E=Mc^2).  It’s the last bit that makes stars, planets and everything we see.

So, 94% to 98% of the universe we simply can’t see.

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