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2005-01-12 08:33:06

Astrophysicists have drawn up the largest map to date of the universe, confirming gravity's role in its formation and establishing an accurate way of measuring its expansion, according to studies presented at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society.

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2005-01-12 08:27:55

In the largest galaxy survey ever, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) confirmed the role of gravity in growing structures in the universe, using the result to precisely measure the geometry of the universe.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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