BOSS Imaging Cosmology Results at AAS

Thousands of astronomers are gathered in Austin, Texas this week for their annual winter meeting in the US. At a special session held this afternoon, SDSS-III scientists presented cosmological results from BOSS imaging data and provided hints of the power of the spectroscopic data to come in a few months.

BOSS Imaging Cosmology Press Release

David Kirkby (UC Irvine) provided a nice visualization of the 900,000 galaxies that were used to measure structure in the Universe to teach us more about the nature of dark matter, dark energy, and neutrinos in the Universe:



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