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Back to the future with a supernova

A supernova, possibly of type Ia, gravitationally lensed by a massive cluster, is predicted to appear in the future. It has the potential to allow an independent, high-precision measurement of the Hubble constant.

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Fig. 1: Hubble Space Telescope image of the lens system MACSJ0138.

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More, A. Back to the future with a supernova. Nat Astron 5, 1094–1095 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-021-01446-5

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