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The Galactic Red Shift

Naturevolume 192page858 (1961) | Download Citation

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THE recent development of the technique of resonant scattering of γ-rays, using the Mössbauer effect, appears to raise the possibility of a terrestrial test of one theory of the red shift observed by Hubble in the light coming from distant galaxies.

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