When the teams of astronomers who first determined that the universe was expanding faster and faster announced their discovery, most other astronomers did not believe them! However, other observations were made which confirmed the results, and now most of the scientific community believes it is happening.
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StarChild Graphics & Music: Acknowledgments
StarChild Project Leader: Dr. Laura A. Whitlock
Responsible NASA Official: Phil Newman