Shedding Light on Distant Galaxies

Shedding Light on Distant Galaxies

Record date: Jul 09, 2013

Britt Lundgren, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Astronomy, UW-Madison, explains how quasars can be used as probes in the vast intergalactic distances they cross. Lundgren explores how astronomers use this information to map the “cosmic web” of matter that shapes our visible universe.

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