TITLE

Evidence for a 'top-down' Universe

AUTHOR(S)
Chown, Marcus
PUB. DATE
December 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;12/14/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1799, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on an evidence for a top-down model of the Universe provided by a team of astronomers in the U.S. Discovery of a cloud of hydrogen gas which existed in the early Universe; Observation of a sheet-like concentration of gas emitting intense radio waves at one particular frequency.
ACCESSION #
10558623

 

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