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3D Map Details Dusty Structure Of <b>The Milky Way</b>
Jun 23, 2014 ... A team of international astronomers has created a detailed three-dimensional map of the dusty structure of the Milky Way – the star-studded ...
Jun 12, 2012 ... Astronomers no longer have any doubt: Our Milky Way Galaxy will have a head- on collision with Andromeda. Fortunately, they say, Earth will ...
What Color Is <b>The Milky Way</b>? - Space News - redOrbit
Jan 12, 2012 ... Astronomers from University of Pittsburgh seeking to find the true color of our very own Milky Way have revealed that it is so white that it would ...
Mar 24, 2014 ... This video shows a continually-looping infrared view of our Milky Way galaxy,...
Jun 13, 2014 ... A new map of the galaxy by ESA's Planck spacecraft has revealed gigantic ... structures that point to a magnetic dynamo at work in the Milky Way.
Jan 9, 2014 ... This sequence from the X-ray Telescope aboard NASA's Swift shows changes in the central region of the Milky Way galaxy from 2006 through ...
Astronomers Discover Hundreds Of New HII Regions In <b>The Milky Way</b>
Jan 10, 2013 ... A new survey of the Milky Way has uncovered hundreds of previously-unknown regions of massive star formation, including some of the most ...
A Hostile 'Cosmic Weather Balloon' At The Heart Of <b>The Milky Way</b>
Oct 3, 2013 ... Of course, I speak of our little corner of the Milky Way, nearly two-thirds of the way out from the galactic center, nestled between two spiral arms.
<b>Milky Way</b> Galaxy - Stellar Bodies Reference Library - redOrbit
Milky Way Galaxy — The Milky Way (a translation of the Latin Via Lactea, in turn derived from the Greek Galaxia (gala, galactos means “milk”)) is a hazy band of ...
Jan 20, 2014 ... They say their finding “provides exciting new evidence that the inner parts of the Milky Way's thick disc formed much more rapidly than did the ...
New Methods Realized For Imaging The Center Of <b>The Milky Way</b>
Jan 8, 2013 ... Astronomers may now have a way to image the center of the Milky Way galaxy, which has posed problems to scientists trying to image all of its ...
Scientists Create The First 360-Degree Virtual Map Of <b>The Milky Way</b>
Mar 21, 2014 ... Image Caption: A new panorama from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows us our galaxy's plane all the way around us in infrared light.
Sep 12, 2013 ... This artist's impression shows how the Milky Way galaxy would look from...
Recent Starbursts Discovered Near <b>The Milky Way's</b> Galactic Center
Jan 9, 2013 ... Image Caption: SOFIA/FORCAST mid-infrared image of the Milky Way galaxy's nucleus showing the Circumnuclear Ring (CNR) of gas and ...
<b>Milky Way</b> Is Smaller Than Previously Estimated - Space News <b>...</b>
Jul 31, 2014 ... For the first time, astronomers have been able to precisely measure the mass of the Milky Way, and have discovered that our solar system's ...
Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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- Jacob Bronowski (1908 - 1974)
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