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Gravity Distorts Big Bang Afterglow, Opening New Window on Cosmos

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Science  08 Jun 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5830, pp. 1407
DOI: 10.1126/science.316.5830.1407a

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The best picture of the infant universe is distorted as if in a fun-house mirror, cosmologists report. Ironically, the aberration may lead to a clearer view of how the young universe evolved.