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Dark is the new black

Rival experimental methods to determine the Universe's expansion are contending to become the fashionable face of cosmology. Fresh theoretical calculations make one of them the hot tip for next season.

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Figure 1: You thought that light travels in straight lines?

IMAGE: NASA, ESA, S. BECKWITH (STSCI), HUBBLE HERITAGE TEAM (STSCI/AURA)

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Massey, R. Dark is the new black. Nature 461, 740–741 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/461740a

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