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Video: Flight Through the Universe


Our Video Sunday feature continues with this animated flight through the Universe by Miguel Aragon, Mark Subbarao, and Alex Szalay of Johns Hopkins. Over 400,000 galaxies are depicted in the simulation.

SDSS Data Release 9 from the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS), led by Berkeley Lab scientists, includes spectroscopic data for well over half a million galaxies at redshifts up to 0.8 — roughly 7 billion light years distant — and over a hundred thousand quasars to redshift 3.0 and beyond.

Read the Full Story on BOSS.

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