View Full Version : Cosmic 'Needle in a Haystack' Confirms Dark Energy

2008-Aug-25, 01:20 PM
A massive cluster of galaxies seen in the distant universe by ESA’s orbiting XMM-Newton x-ray observatory is so big that astronomers believe there can only be a few of them that far away in space and time. “Such massive galaxy clusters are thought to be rare objects in the distant Universe," said Georg [...]

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2008-Aug-28, 02:01 PM
I can't help but think we're being tricked when I read of so many massive galaxy clusters out there. Maybe the light has been curved back around again and again and we're looking at some strange kind of cosmic mirage or maybe cosmology was never my thing.