98 10 42 3 v 1 2 6 O ct 1 99 8 Cosmological Insights from Supernovae

  • Pilar Ruiz – Lapuente
  • Published 1998

Abstract

While low–z Type Ia supernovae are used to measure the present rate of expansion of the Universe, high-z Type Ia measure its variation due to the cosmic matter–energy content. Results from those determinations imply a low matter density Universe with a non–zero cosmological constant (vacuum– energy component). The expansion rate of the Universe accelerates… (More)

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