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March 30, 2012

South Pole Telescope findings are the most recent results produced by NSF-funded researchers.

NSF-funded 10-meter South Pole Telescope in Antarctica provides new support for the most widely accepted explanation of dark energy, the source of the mysterious force that is responsible for the accelerating expansion of the universe.

Credit: Daniel Luong-Van, National Science Foundation

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