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Advances in Astronomy
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 528243, 6 pages
Constraints on a Vacuum Energy from Both SNIa and CMB Temperature Observations
Department of Physics, Kyushu University, 6-10-1 Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka City 812-8581, Japan
Received 28 February 2012; Accepted 1 May 2012
Academic Editor: Rob Ivison
Copyright © 2012 Riou Nakamura et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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