Cosmological ruler could help us get the measure of dark energy
What’s driving them apart?NASA/HSTBy Matt ReynoldsMeasuring cosmological distances is tricky at the best of times, but it is even harder if your ruler isn’t up to scratch. A new cosmological standard ruler could make the difference – and help astrophysicists figure out why the universe is expanding at an accelerating rate. Ever since we realised that...
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