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University of Chicago

South Pole Telescope Completes Survey

Caption: This photo of the 10-meter South Pole Telescope was taken in January 2013, soon after its new extended shielding was complete. The discovery of the luminous star-forming galaxies from the early universe were found in the large millimeter-wave survey recently completed with the SPT.

Credit: Erik Nichols

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