Catherine Heymans | TEDxUniversityofEdinburgh
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Catherine Heymans talks about Dark Matter and Dark Energy, playing out a cosmic battle of epic proportions right above us
Catherine Heymans is a Reader in Astrophysics at the University of Edinburgh and a European Research Council Fellow. She specialises in observing the Dark Side of our Universe, witnessing the two dark entities, Dark Matter and Dark Energy, play out a cosmic battle of epic proportions. Catherine co-leads the European Southern Observatory KiDS analysis team, using deep sky observations to test whether we need to go beyond Einstein with our current theory of gravity.