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The WiggleZ Project: AAOmega and Dark Energy

@inproceedings{Glazebrook2007TheWP,
  title={The WiggleZ Project: AAOmega and Dark Energy},
  author={Karl Glazebrook and Chris Blake and Warrick J. Couch and Duncan A. Forbes and Michael J. Drinkwater and Russell J. Jurek and Kevin A. Pimbblet and Barry F. Madore and Christopher D. Martin and Todd A. Small and Karl Forster and Matthew Colless and Rob Sharp and Scott M. Croom and David Woods and Michael B. Pracy and David Gilbank and Howard K. C. Yee and Michael D. Gladders},
  year={2007}
}
We describe the 'WiggleZ' spectroscopic survey of 400,000 star-forming galaxies selected from a combination of GALEX ultra-violet and SDSS + RCS2 optical imaging. The fundamental goal is a detection of the baryonic acoustic oscillations in galaxy clustering at high-redshift (0.5 < z < 1) and a precise measurement of the equation of state of dark energy from this purely geometric and robust method. The survey has already started on the 3.9m Anglo-Australian Telescope using the AAOmega… 

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