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A Slanted View of the Early Universe

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Science  08 Oct 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5694, pp. 213
DOI: 10.1126/science.306.5694.213b

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In a paper published online by Science this week (www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/1105598), astronomers present detailed pictures of the polarization of the cosmic microwave background--the faint and ubiquitous image of the fiery universe when it was less than 400,000 years old.