Contact: Steve Koppes
University of Chicago
Caption: New data from the South Pole Telescope is bolstering Albert Einstein's cosmological constant, an idea he considered to be his greatest blunder, to explain the modern mystery of dark energy. The SPT collaboration's latest analyses have been submitted to the Astrophysical Journal and was presented April 1 at the American Physical Society meeting in Atlanta.
Credit: Daniel Luong-Van
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