Scientists debut the most detailed map yet of the universe

05/27/2011 | Popular Science

A team of astrophysicists has unveiled the scientific community's most detailed three-dimensional map of the local universe. The 2MASS Redshift Survey locates more than 43,000 galaxies and spans 380 million light-years from our Milky Way galaxy. The 3D map was made possible by combining images from telescopes in Arizona and Chile with near-infrared images from the Two-Micron All-SkySurvey.

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