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GLOSSARY
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Dark Energy

A residual energy in space which seems to cause the universe to expand at an accelerating rate. Also stated as vacuum energy.

Dissipative Structure

An open system sustained by a flow of energy which is then expended.

DNA

Deoxyribonuleic acid - a polymeric molecule arranged in a double helix which carries genetic prescriptions for the assembly of proteins.

Dynamical Systems

A general phrase for activities that change over time with novel results such as the weather.