Distances on Cosmological Scales with VLTI

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Karovska, Margarita; Elvis, Martin; Marengo, Massimo;
(2003)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1023/A:1026104932701
  • Subject: Astrophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics

We present here a new method using interferometric measurements of quasars, that allows the determination of direct geometrical distances on cosmic scales. Quasar Broad Emission Line Regions sizes provide a "meter rule" with which to measure the metric of the Universe. ... View more
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