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Rutgers, Chilean Astrophysicists Discover New Galaxy Clusters Revealed by Cosmic 'Shadows'


November 1, 2010

The Atacama Cosmology Telescope An international team of scientists led by Rutgers University astrophysicists have discovered 10 new massive galaxy clusters from a large, uniform survey of the southern sky. The survey was conducted using a breakthrough technique that detects "shadows" of galaxy clusters on the cosmic microwave background radiation, a relic of the "big bang" that gave birth to the universe. Full Story

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