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Contact: Paul Preuss
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Sloan Big Map

Caption: BOSS is extending the existing Sloan Digital Sky Survey map of the universe based on galaxies, center, into the realm of intergalactic gas in the distant universe, using the light from bright quasars (blue dots).

Credit: Sloan Digital Sky Survey

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