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The universe’s very first galaxies may feel a little closer by the weekend, thanks to a planned March 2nd (US time) launch of a sub-orbital Black Brant IX rocket bearing the Cosmic Infrared Background ExpeRiment (CIBER)that hopes to figure out which light comes from the earliest stars. CIBER bears three instruments, one of …

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  1. Graham Dawson

    "The universe’s very first galaxies may be a little closer by the weekend"

    ... they're going to reverse the big bang! RUN!

    SOMEWHERE!

  2. Mike Schwab

    Big Bang or Large Bang?

    I am wondering if we will need to downgrade the Big Bang (created universe and all matter we can detect) to a Large Bang (an explosion within an existing universe and additional matter outisde the range we can detect at this point.

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