BICEP Detection was wrong, finds new study

January 31, 2015 12:38 PM

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BICEP Detection was wrong, finds new study

A new study has concluded that the claim made by scientists last year that they have found a pattern in the space left by the super-rapid expansion of space just after the Big Bang, was wrong. The researchers said the signal was confused by light emission from dust from our own galaxy.

The research team also included the BICEP2 team members and they also have publicized their reduced confidence in the detection. It is said that the new research published in the journal Physical Review Letters is important as it is co-authored by 'rival' scientists.

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