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Measuring the Universe: From the Transit of Venus to the Edge of the Cosmos - At the Royal Observatory Greenwich

To mark the 2012 transit of Venus, the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, hosts a programme of events and a free exhibition, Measuring the Universe: from the Transit of Venus to the Edge of the Cosmos. Opening on 1 March, this tells the story of our continuing quest to understand just how vast space really is. From Astronomer Royal, Edmond Halley, to Captain Cook, Edwin Hubble and the Cosmic Microwave Background Explorer, Measuring the Universe traces the people and technology which have allowed us to see further and further into the cosmos, from the solar system to the stars and galaxies and out to the afterglow of the Big Bang itself.
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