Posts Tagged ‘gravitational lensing’

Exoplanet or White Dwarf

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
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When is an exoplanet not an exoplanet? When it’s a white dwarf…

Most Distant Galaxy?

Thursday, September 20th, 2012
DistantGalaxy

Astronomers have caught a glimpse of a galaxy far, far away…

Seeing Dark Matter

Monday, November 15th, 2010
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Astronomers have made a detailed map of dark matter, allowing us to see it as never before!

Gravitational Lensing

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010
SLAC

How do you size-up galaxies you can’t see? Stanford scientists are using gravitational lensing to measure the distance, age and size of galaxies far, far away.

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