The Acceleration of the Expansion of the Universe: A Brief Early History of the Supernova Cosmology Project (SCP)

  title={The Acceleration of the Expansion of the Universe: A Brief Early History of the Supernova Cosmology Project (SCP)},
  author={Gerson. Goldhaber},
  journal={arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics},
  • G. Goldhaber
  • Published 21 July 2009
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics
It is now about 10 years since the evidence, based on Type Ia supernovae, for the acceleration of the expansion of the Universe was discovered. I will discuss some aspects of the work and events in the Supernova Cosmology Project (SCP), during the period 1988 to 1998, which led to this discovery. 

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