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Hot Gas Bridging Galaxy Cluster Pair Spotted By Plank
2012-11-20 10:46:32

ESA ESA´s Planck space telescope has made the first conclusive detection of a bridge of hot gas connecting a pair of galaxy clusters across 10 million light-years of intergalactic space. Planck´s primary task is to capture the most ancient light of the cosmos, the Cosmic Microwave Background, or CMB. As this faint light traverses the Universe, it encounters different types of structure including galaxies and galaxy clusters — assemblies of hundreds to thousands of...


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