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Marginal evidence for cosmic acceleration from Type Ia supernovae

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The ‘standard’ model of cosmology is founded on the basis that the expansion rate of the universe is accelerating at present — as was inferred originally from the Hubble diagram of Type Ia supernovae. There exists now a much bigger database of supernovae so we can perform rigorous statistical tests to check whether these ‘standardisable candles’ indeed indicate cosmic acceleration. Taking account of the empirical procedure by which corrections are made to their absolute magnitudes to allow fo...

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10.1038/srep35596

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Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Theoretical Physics
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Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
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Scientific Reports Journal website
Chapter number:
35596
Publication date:
2016-10-21
Acceptance date:
2016-10-03
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2045-2322
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2045-2322
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pubs:656097
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uri:c15c4d1a-6b31-4213-81a6-c618ffc501a6
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uuid:c15c4d1a-6b31-4213-81a6-c618ffc501a6
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