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posted by Dopefish on Sunday February 23 2014, @08:00AM   Printer-friendly
from the where's-carl-sagan-when-you-need-him? dept.

pjbgravely writes:

"Scientists use gravity lensing measurements to determine mass of galaxy clusters. Anja von der Linden, an astrophysicist at the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology at Stanford University in California, is using the Subaru telescope and the Canada-France-Hawaii telescope, both on Mauna Kea in Hawaii. The results are 40% higher than the measurements done by the Planck collaboration.

I guess there goes Douglas Adams' theory that the missing mass was in the packing material of the scientists' equipment."

 
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  • (Score: 2) by evilviper on Monday February 24 2014, @12:52AM

    by evilviper (1760) on Monday February 24 2014, @12:52AM (#5406) Homepage Journal

    Your post proves this site is different than the other one.

    /. was a very different and much nicer place when there were only a few thousand readers, too. I was there to see it. I hope this place will do better, but it's much too early to tell.

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