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Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Astronomers make the largest map of the Universe yet

19 May 2017, 01:00 UTC
Astronomers make the largest map of the Universe yet Anand Raichoor (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland) and the SDSS collaboration

Astronomers with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) have created the first map of the large-scale structure of the Universe based entirely on the positions of quasars. Quasars are the incredibly bright and distant points of light powered by supermassive black holes.

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