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News Release 12-066

South Pole Telescope Provides New Insights Into Dark Energy and Neutrinos

Neutrinos were thought to be without mass until recently

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Image of the South Pole Telescope in Antarctica.

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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