Science Past from the issue of November 18, 1961

By Science News, 13:25 PM November 3, 2011

NEW EVIDENCE FOUND OF EXPANDING UNIVERSE — The universe is expanding, then collapsing again after a long time, evidence from photographs taken with the 200-inch telescope atop Mt. Palomar indicate. Dr. William A. Baum of Mt. Wilson and Palomar Observatories, Pasadena, Calif., said that present-day observations are not compatible with a steady-state universe in which matter is continuously being created. The observations were made on very distant galaxies belonging to clusters of galaxi...

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