New estimate of Hubble constant derived using a doubly imaged quasar

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The Hubble constant is a number that relates distances in the universe to the redshifts of galaxies

Astronomers from the University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA) have estimated a new value of the Hubble constant using a double imaged quasar. The Hubble constant is the unit of measurement ...

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