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Latest Observational cosmology Stories

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2009-09-17 08:10:00

Preliminary results from ESA’s Planck mission to study the early Universe indicate that the data quality is excellent.

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2008-02-15 12:45:00

Two astronomers at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Md., Dr. Marc Postman and Dr. Ken Sembach, have been selected among 19 science teams to conduct year-long studies of new concepts for NASA's next generation of major observatories.

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2006-03-16 12:45:00

Scientists peering back to the oldest light in the universe have evidence to support the concept of inflation, which poses that the universe expanded many trillion times its size faster than a snap of the fingers at the outset of the big bang.

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2005-09-21 14:45:00

Large Population of Galaxies Found in the Young Universe with ESO's VLT


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orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
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