Results for "BOSS"


    • Oliver Thewalt

      SDSS-BOSS-illustration, light from distant quasars

      BOSS, the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey, is mapping a huge volume of space to measure the role of dark energy in the evolution of the Universe. BOSS is the largest program of the third Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III) and has just announced the first major result of a new mapping tec...

      Tags: SDSS, BOSS, quasars, Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey, Sloan Digital Sky Survey

      • Oliver Thewalt

        First Stars and Reinonization Era

        "Noone has ever been able to define the difference between interference and diffraction satisfactorily. It is just a question of usage, and there is no specific, important physical difference between them." ~Richard Feynman  In physics and chemistry, the Lyman seri...