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BOSS: The Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey


September 15, 2008

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A unique dark-energy probe called BOSS, the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey, is a crucial component of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey's third program. Led by physicists at the US Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, BOSS will use the Sloan 2.5-meter, wide-field telescope in New Mexico to collect and measure more than a million galaxies and quasars. Full Story

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