Studied lensed quasars of H0LiCOW collaboration

This montage shows the five lensed quasars and the foreground galaxies studied by the H0LICOW collaboration. Using these objects astronomers were able to make an independent measurement of the Hubble constant. They calculated that the Universe is actually expanding faster than expected on the basis of our cosmological model.


ESA/Hubble, NASA, Suyu et al.

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Release date:26 January 2017, 16:00
Related releases:heic1702
Size:4256 x 873 px

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Type:Early Universe : Cosmology

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