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February 20, 2004 12:00 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2004-12

New Clues About the Nature of Dark Energy: Einstein May Have Been Right After All

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About the Data
Data Description:

The datasets used for these results are from the HST programs:
9425 and 9583: Great Observatories Origins Deep Survey (GOODS)

9352: A. Riess (STScI), J. Tonry (Inst. for Astronomy, Univ. of Hawaii), M. Dickinson (STScI), C. Steidel (Caltech), A. Filippenko and W. Li (UC Berkeley), R. Kirshner (Harvard College Obs.), S. Jha (UC Berkeley), P. Challis (Harvard College Obs.), and S. Casertano (STScI).

The science team consists of: A. Riess and L.-G. Strolger (STScI), J. Tonry (Inst. for Ast./U. Hawaii), S. Casertano, H. Ferguson, and B. Mobasher (STScI), P. Challis (Harvard College Obs.), A. Filippenko, S. Jha, W. Li, and R. Chornock (UC Berkeley), R. Kirshner (Harvard College Obs.), B. Leibundgut (ESO), M. Dickinson, M. Livio, and M. Giavalisco (STScI), C. Steidel (Caltech), T. Benitez and Z. Tsvetanov (JHU).

Program: 9352: A. Riess GOODS (HDF-N) GOODS (HDF-N)
Instrument: ACS and NICMOS ACS/WFC ACS/WFC
Exposure Date(s): Sept. 2002 - June 2003 Nov 2002 - May 2003 July 2002 - Feb 2003
Filters: ACS: F775W (i), F850LP (z); NICMOS: F110W (J-band), F160W (H-band) F435W ( B ), F606W ( V ), F775W ( i ), F850LP ( z ) F435W ( B ), F606W ( V ), F775W ( i ), F850LP ( z )
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Image Credit: NASA and A. Riess (STScI)
Release Date: February 20, 2004