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BOSS Survey Reveals 48,000 Quasars
2012-11-13 10:38:57

The Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS) has announced the first major result of a new mapping technique, unveiling over 48,000 quasars.

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2011-05-03 06:30:00

The biggest 3-D map of the distant universe ever made, using light from 14,000 quasars – supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies billions of light years away – has been constructed by scientists with the third Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III).


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  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
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