Cosmological constraints from the SDSS luminous red galaxies

@article{Tegmark2006CosmologicalCF,
  title={Cosmological constraints from the SDSS luminous red galaxies},
  author={Max Tegmark and Daniel J. Eisenstein and Michael A. Strauss and David H. Weinberg and Michael R. Blanton and Joshua A. Frieman and M. Fukugita and James E. Gunn and Andrew J. S. Hamilton and Gillian R. Knapp and Robert C. Nichol and Jeremiah P. Ostriker and Nikhil Padmanabhan and Will J Percival and David J. Schlegel and Donald P. Schneider and Rom'an Scoccimarro and Uros Seljak and H. Seo and Mollye E. C. Swanson and Alexander S. Szalay and M. S. Vogeley and J. Yoo and Idit Zehavi and Kevork Abazajian and Scott F. Anderson and James T. Annis and Neta A. Bahcall and Bruce A. Bassett and Andreas A. Berlind and Jonathan Brinkmann and Tam{\'a}s Budav{\'a}ri and Francisco J. Castander and Andrew J. Connolly and Istv{\'a}n Csabai and Mamoru Doi and Douglas P. Finkbeiner and Bruce A. Gillespie and Karl Glazebrook and Gregory S. Hennessy and David W. Hogg and Željko Ivezi{\'c} and B. Jain and David E. Johnston and S. Kent and Donald Lamb and B. C. Lee and H. Lin and Jon Loveday and Robert H. Lupton and Jeffrey A. Munn and K. Pan and C. Park and J. Jr. Peoples and Jeffrey R. Pier and Adrian Pope and Michael Richmond and Constance M. Rockosi and Ryan Scranton and R. Sheth and Albert Stebbins and Chris Stoughton and Istv{\'a}n Szapudi and Douglas L. Tucker and Daniel E. vanden Berk and Brian Yanny and Donald G. York},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={2006},
  volume={74},
  pages={123507}
}
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