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Climbing the Cosmic Distance Ladder Artist Concept

NASA/JPL-Caltech2012-10-03

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Astronomers using NASA Spitzer Space Telescope have greatly improved the cosmic distance ladder used to measure the expansion rate of the universe, its size and age. This artist concept symbolically shows a series of stars that have known distances.

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  • Title: Climbing the Cosmic Distance Ladder Artist Concept
  • Creator: NASA/JPL-Caltech
  • Date Created: 2012-10-03
  • Rights: JPL

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