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Tracing the Milky Way’s magnetic field

The interaction between interstellar dust in the Milky Way and the structure of our Galaxy’s magnetic field, as detected by the European Space Agency’s Planck satellite over the entire sky. Planck scanned the sky to detect the most ancient light … Continue reading

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Phenominal new view of our galaxy’s core

Using a whopping nine-gigapixel image from the VISTA infrared survey telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory, an international team of astronomers has created a catalogue of more than 84 million stars in the central parts of the Milky Way. This gigantic … Continue reading

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