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An ambitious dark energy experiment just went live in Arizona
DESI will make a map of many millions of galaxies to chart the impact of dark energy.
Largest Map Ever Made Will Unlock The History Of The Universe
1.2 million galaxies
NASA Gets Serious About Its Next Big Telescope
With a view 100 times larger than Hubble's, the WFIRST scope could discover thousands of exoplanets and millions of galaxies
Earth May Wear An Invisible Fur Coat Made Of Dark Matter
Mysterious substance may form hairs that are hundreds of thousands of miles long
General Relativity: 100 Years Old And Still Full Of Surprises
Dark energy, gravitational waves, and black holes may be just the beginning
Rare Binary Stars Provide A Better Yardstick For The Cosmos, And Could Help Illuminate Dark Energy
Measuring the distance to cosmic neighbors helps calculate the expansion of the universe as a whole.
5 Ways The Brand New Dark Energy Camera Will Utterly Change Our Understanding Of The Universe
The first instrument ever built specifically to help astronomers study the effects of dark energy is now ready to document the history of the cosmos.
The 570-Megapixel Dark Energy Camera Sees First Light
The most powerful sky surveying instrument of its kind gets to work surveying 300 million galaxies and probing the mysterious nature of dark energy.
How An Underfunded Team Of Spanish Astronomers Could Help Solve The Mystery Of Dark Energy
For less than $10 million, the team is trying to figure out one of the greatest mysteries in astronomy
NASA Adopts Two Spare Spy Telescopes, Each Maybe More Powerful Than Hubble
The National Reconnaissance Office is giving away its secret double Hubbles