August 27, 2014 Sophie Weiner

According to the New Scientist, the generally accepted theory that the universe is expanding at an accelerating rate “had never been directly tested.” It relied upon certain things, like type IA supernova’s thermonuclear explosions, which can be used as “standard candles” to measure the distance between stars and potentially record data to prove the accelerating expansion theory. Up till now, there […]

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