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Astronomer composes galactic jazz

A new musical composition expressing the movement of gases through the galaxy as musical notes, "Milky Way Blues" by astronomer Mark Heyer, a research professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will be featured ...

dateMay 04, 2018 in Astronomy
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Where is the universe's missing matter?

Astronomers using ESA's XMM-Newton space observatory have probed the gas-filled haloes around galaxies in a quest to find 'missing' matter thought to reside there, but have come up empty-handed – so where is it?

dateApr 19, 2018 in Astronomy
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Is the Milky Way getting bigger?

The galaxy we inhabit, the Milky Way, may be getting even bigger, according to Cristina Martínez-Lombilla, a PhD candidate at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias in Tenerife, Spain, and her collaborators. She will ...

dateApr 02, 2018 in Astronomy
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