Revolution

The Dark Energy Survey recently began its second season. From the images of the sky, scientists distill vast catalogs of celestial bodies, an accounting of what the universe has so far created. This catalog can be further distilled when studied as a whole. The final concentrate is a small set of numbers that summarizes the fate of our universe: a measurement of the strength of dark energy. View the 15-second video and read more at Dark Energy Detectives. Video: Dark Energy Survey