One of our most basic assumptions about the universe may be wrong

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An illustration of a quasar, which reside on the centre of some galaxies

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A basic tenet of the fashionable mannequin of cosmology is into query. A survey of greater than 1 galaxies throughout the cosmos has proven that the distribution of matter is probably not the identical in each route, which might upend a lot of what we perceive concerning the universe.

The cosmological precept posits that, considered on giant sufficient scales, the distribution of matter needs to be easy and common in each route. This assumption is utilized in many cosmological calculations, most notably in the …



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