• Oindrila Mandal Oindrila Mandal, Oberoi International School, Mumbai, India


Supernovae, CDM, Cosmological Models


This research paper explores the use of Type 1a supernovae as distance indicators to refine cosmological models. Type 1a supernovae possess a consistent brightness, making them reliable standard candles for measuring distances in space. By analyzing their luminosity and comparing it to their observed brightness, scientists gain insights into the expansion or acceleration rate of the universe (Reiss A, 2000 ‘The case for an accelerating universe from supernovae’ Astronomical society of the Pacific). The study of Type 1a  smashes has played a  vital  part in broadening our understanding of cosmological dynamics and refining  propositions. Also, this paper discusses the  disquisition of the Lambda- CDM model as an abelian frame for comprehending the expansion of the universe. Type Ia supernovae can only take place under specific conditions which is why they can be used as reliable standard candles. The research highlights the significance of Type 1a supernovae in refining cosmological models and enhancing our knowledge of the  universe’s dynamics.


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How to Cite

Oindrila Mandal. (2023). HOW CAN SUPERNOVAE TYPE 1A BE USED AS DISTANCE INDICATORS TO REFINE COSMOLOGICAL MODELS. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 9(11). Retrieved from