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Cosmological measurements determined by a new technique confirm RTB’s cosmic creation model. One way scientists test previously successful models is by developing new, independent testing methods. A pair of Chinese astronomers developed a novel technique for extracting cosmological parameters using distant, powerful gamma-ray bursts (GRBs). The usefulness of GRBs lies in their tremendous energy output, which enables astronomers to see them at larger distances than supernovae. Using GRBs, the astronomers determined the mass density and space-energy density of the universe and found that both values matched previously determined quantities. This independent confirmation of the cosmological parameters affirms the validity of RTB’s cosmic creation model.
o F. Y. Wang and Z. G. Dai, “Constraining the Cosmological Parameters and Transition Redshift with Gamma-Ray Bursts and Supernovae,” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 368 (2006): 371-78.
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