Precision Cosmology? Not Just Yet . . .

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Science  07 Mar 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5612, pp. 1532-1533
DOI: 10.1126/science.1082158

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The recent announcement from the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) satellite experiment combined with other recent advances in observational cosmology verifies key components of the standard cosmological model. However, Bridle et al. argue in their Perspective that there remain some significant open issues regarding the basic history and composition of the Universe and uncertainties in some of the most important parameters.