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Caltech's Cosmic Web Imager Directly Observes "Dim Matter"
2014-04-30 03:53:16

Caltech astronomers have taken unprecedented images of the intergalactic medium (IGM)—the diffuse gas that connects galaxies throughout the universe—with the Cosmic Web Imager, an instrument designed and built at Caltech.

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2011-08-18 07:25:00

Observations from ESO’s Very Large Telescope have shed light on the power source of a rare vast cloud of glowing gas in the early Universe.

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2010-03-24 13:25:00

Astronomers have long known that in many surveys of the very distant Universe, a large fraction of the total intrinsic light was not being observed.

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2009-04-23 07:54:18

A team of astronomers in California recently discovered a giant cosmic "blob" that they believe to be a remnant from our universe’s infancy.

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2006-07-03 10:28:07

ESO's VLT has helped scientists to discover a large primordial 'blob', more than 10 billion light-years away.


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