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November 16, 2006 01:00 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-52

Hubble Finds Evidence for Dark Energy in the Young Universe

Technical facts about this news release:

About the Object
Object Description: Host Galaxies of Distant Supernovae
About the Data
Data Description: Optical data from several HST proposals were used. These include:
9425 and 9583: PI: M. Giavalisco (STScI) and the GOODS Project
10189, 10339, and 10340: PI: A. Riess (STScI) and the PANS Project

The science team includes: A. Riess (STScI/Johns Hopkins University), L.-G. Strolger (Western Kentucky University), S. Casertano, H. Ferguson, and B. Mobasher (STScI), B. Gold (Johns Hopkins University), P. Challis (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), A. Filippenko, S. Jha, and W. Li (University of California, Berkeley), J. Tonry (Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii), R. Foley (University of California, Berkeley), R. Kirshner (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), M. Dickinson and E. MacDonald (NOAO), D. Eisenstein (Steward Observatory/University of Arizona), M. Livio (STScI), J. Younger (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), C. Xu and T. Dahlen (STScI), and D. Stern (Jet Propulsion Laboratory/Caltech).

Instrument: ACS/WFC
Exposure Date(s): Various
Filters: Various
About the Image
Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Riess (STScI)
Release Date: November 16, 2006