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spiral galaxy UGC 9391

UNRULY UNIVERSE  Different methods for measuring the universe’s expansion rate disagree. To make one such measurement, scientists observed Cepheid variable stars and a type 1a supernova in the spiral galaxy UGC 9391 (shown), located 130 million light-years away in the constellation Draco.

LUX detector

MISSING MATTER Scientists with the LUX experiment, shown above, have found no evidence for dark matter in their latest search.

people throwing a ball on a carousel

By playing catch while on a bare-bones carousel, participants in Genius discover the Coriolis effect.

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