Universe expanding slower than originally thought, scientists say

April 13, 2015 1:04 AM

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A new scientific research study published by astronomers with the University of Arizona has revealed that the universe may be expanding at a slower rate than originally thought.

The idea that the universe has been expanding ever since the Big Bang countless billions of year ago was popularized in the 1990s thanks to observations of a very particular type of supernova explosion. Classified as a type Ia explosion, these supernovae, when examined, seemed to reveal evidence tha...

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