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The Extragalactic Distance Scale

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One of the hottest debates in astronomy and cosmology today concerns the value of the Hubble constant. This constant is of paramount importance since it fixes the size and age of the Universe. At a symposium at the Space Telescope Science Institute, experts from around the world presented the latest results from a plethora of techniques for determining the Hubble constant. The value has always been controversial, but at this meeting experts' results agreed for the first time to within about 20%. Based on the meeting, this ...

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The Extragalactic Distance Scale
1997, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521591645


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