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Supernova Cosmology: Legacy and Future

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Supernova Cosmology: Legacy and Future
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 62

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The discovery of dark energy by the first generation of high-redshift supernova surveys has generated enormous interest beyond cosmology and has dramatic implications for fundamental physics. Distance measurements using supernova explosions are the most direct probes of the expansion history of the Universe, making them extremely useful tools to study the cosmic fabric and the properties of gravity at the largest scales.

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