At least, according to two sets of observations, accepted for publication in peer journals this month, conducted using different methods. One project tasked with surveying the galaxy was called "WiggleZ" (and who says scientists don't have a sense of humour?) This is exciting stuff:

One type of observation used by the astronomers involves measuring a pattern in how galaxies are distributed in space. This pattern is known by the term "baryon acoustic oscillations".
The second type of observation involves measuring how quickly clusters of galaxies have formed over time. Both of these techniques confirmed the existence of dark energy and the acceleration in the expansion of the Universe.
As the BBC article says - once again, Einstein was right. He's got to stop posthumously embarrassing the naysayers, they'll never have the courage to build themselves back up before being proved wrong once more!


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