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  • birth control glasses


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  • BCGs once and for all lost the case for being standard candles.

    A Grand and Bold Thing

  • Maybe instead they could identify clusters by finding the brightest cluster galaxies, BCGs, the same unpredictable galaxies that Jim had once hoped would be a good standard candle.

    A Grand and Bold Thing

  • Beatrice Tinsley had just given a talk at Princeton saying that BCGs were unreliable: while nearby BCGs were one kind of standard candle, the distant ones almost certainly had to be another kind.

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  • It might have been his stoic attitude, or maybe it was the BCGs—the Army-issue glasses that supposedly made you look so undesirable they were nicknamed Birth Control Glasses.

    I’m Still Standing

  • But they were so nerdy that they became known military-wide as Birth Control Glasses, or BCGs the army loves its abbreviations.

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  • Greater China chyde When I began the Most Innovative Companies annual survey with BCGs James Andrew, nearly all the top 50 companies were American.

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  • TB, after they all wussed out of having their BCGs at school. here.

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  • Typical BCGs are some of the oldest and most massive galaxies.

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  • Typical BCGs are some of the oldest and most massive galaxies, which provide excellent opportunities for astronomers to study the elusive globular clusters lurking within.

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  • And, how have the BCGs remained almost unchanged in size and weight for 9 billion years?

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