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Earth's Neighborhood In The Milky Way Sits On Spiral Arm, Not Spur
2013-06-03 14:49:23

New research using the ultra-sharp radio vision of the National Science Foundation's Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) has determined that we live in a more upscale neighborhood in our galaxy than previously thought.

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2008-06-03 14:25:00

For decades, astronomers have been blind to what our galaxy, the Milky Way, really looks like. After all, we sit in the midst of it and can't step outside for a bird's eye view.

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2005-12-27 13:55:00

The Perseus spiral arm - the nearest spiral arm in the Milky Way outside the Sun's orbit - lies only half as far from Earth as some previous studies had suggested.


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metagrabolized
  • totally perplexed and mixed up.
The word 'metagrabolized' is also spelled 'metagrobolized'.
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