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Tolman Test from z = 0.1 to z = 5.5: Preliminary results challenge the expanding universe model

  title={Tolman Test from z = 0.1 to z = 5.5: Preliminary results challenge the expanding universe model},
  author={Eric J. Lerner},
  journal={arXiv: General Physics},
  • E. Lerner
  • Published 23 June 2009
  • Physics
  • arXiv: General Physics
We performed the Tolman surface-brightness test for the expansion of the universe using a large UV dataset of disk galaxies in a wide range of redshifts (from 0.03 to 5.7). We combined data for low-z galaxies from GALEX observations with those for high-z objects from HST UltraDeep Field images. Starting from the data in publicly- available GALEX and UDF catalogs, we created 6 samples of galaxies with observations in a rest-frame band centered at 141 nm and 5 with data from one centered on 225… 

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