"Dark Energy is an energy form that is not atomic in nature."

The dual energies spoken of in the title are atomic energy and the recent discovery of dark energy. Added to these two is the concept of an "Absolute Energy Medium" that is the quantum potential or quiescent state that has the potentiality of either dark or atomic energy to emerge from it. The author bases his theory on the posited matter waves concept, rejected at the Copenhagen Conference of 1920, which favored the now accepted particle physics. Arsdale describes these matter waves as manifestations of varying energy and property densities within the Absolute Energy Medium described above. He cites famous physicists like Louis de Broglie, David Bohm, and Erwin Schrodinger as supporters of the matter waves concept and claims that such matter waves explain all the current models of wave mechanics like string and membrane theory. More importantly, Arsdale posits the existence of location nodes where matter waves disturb the Absolute Energy Medium to create crests in the waves where particles will form according to Schrodinger's equations.

The author presents an ordered and sequential exposition of his theories in a cogent and logical manner. He excludes overly technical language, referring readers to investigate Bohm and Schrodinger's ideas on their own. His introduction of dark energy as a new explanatory factor in the discussion of quantum theory and relativity is original and thought-provoking. He provides a list of short definitions for most of his main ideas and runs through chapters on dark energy, quantum questions, relativity, and the entire universe. Written so that a layman can understand, this book is sure to provoke controversy amongst physicists. Questioning the Big Bang theory and claiming to have solved the quest for a unified field theory in his location nodes on matter waves are not widely held views in physics today but interesting regardless.

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