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2005-01-12 08:33:06

SAN DIEGO, California (AFP) -- 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. Daniel Eisenstein, a University of Arizona scientist said the observations made by two internatioal teams of scientists showed the universe was flat, expanding and marked by ripples caused by the shock waves...

2005-01-12 08:27:55

SDSS -- 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.The SDSS researchers from the University of Arizona, New York University, the University of Portsmouth (UK), the University of Pittsburgh and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, detected ripples in the galaxy distribution made by sound waves generated soon after the Big...

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