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(cosmology) a hypothetical form of matter that is believed to make up 90 percent of the universe

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"However, alternatives to a cosmological constant which explain the accelerated expansion by modifying the law of gravity, like f(R) gravity, are also widely considered given how little is known about dark energy."
Dark energy, which is an as-of-yet undetected force that comprises 68 percent of the universe, is believed to be responsible for its accelerated expansion.
These scientists propose that dark energy is a type of dynamical quantum vacuum energy that acts in the accelerated expansion of our universe.
Iran and Tajikistan have recently accelerated expansion of their ties and cooperation and observers believe that the good achievements gained in area of their mutual cooperation should be deemed as a result of the efforts made by the two countries' officials.
Evidence for accelerated expansion could be explained either by the negative pressure exerted by the cosmological constant (or some other form of dark energy) or by some flaw in general relativity.
Higher Transparency in making public procurements, quality legislation, implementation of the 4th stage of the regulatory guillotine project, as well as accelerated expansion of the companies toward the neighboring markets and investments are some of the requests of the members of the American Economic Chamber in Macedonia - AmCham, presented to Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Pesevski, Economy Minister Valon Saraqini and Information Society Minister Ivo Ivanovski on Monday.
His Excellency Sheikh Hamad Bin Faisal Bin Thani Al-Thani, al khaliji's Chairman and Managing Director, said, " al khaliji/IBQ merger, if it takes place, has many benefits across stakeholders: customers benefit from a larger distribution network and greater variety of products and business lines, shareholders benefit from the accelerated expansion inside and outside Qatar and from higher profitability and value perspectives, and employees benefit from greater opportunities for personal development."
He said: "We remain positive about our growth opportunities as we begin our programme of accelerated expansion to make the unique Greggs proposition accessible to many more consumers."
The accelerated expansion since 2005 has focused on east China, where it added 40 stores over the past two years.
Wal-Mart had originally planned to pilot the program in Florida and roll it out to additional states sometime next year, but accelerated expansion due to consumer demand.
Carulla's debt has shot up by 65.3% over the last four years to $297 million, a consequence of accelerated expansion. Up against it with Carrefour, Carulla has also invested to modernize its facilities and has cut marketing expenditures.
In recent years, the resort has seen accelerated expansion that includes completion of the $50 million Summit Hotel, and the addition of more than 1,000 acres of ski terrain.
This move will facilitate both the account management of East Coast firms and the accelerated expansion of such new programs as the At Home With Warren Kimble collection.
MORGAN STANLEY DEAN WITTER -- Strong Buy, saying "Believe [Wal-Mart's] rapid and likely accelerated expansion of its Supercenters will produce trend or greater long-term growth.
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