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Milky Way Bone Hunters Turn Up Huge New Bounty

The discovery of 54 cold, dense filaments of gas in the Milky Way galaxy may help scientists better understand how this galactic "skeleton" formed.

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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope spotted a possible water vapor plume (visible at the 7 o'clock position at lower left) on Europa, one of Jupiter's moons.

SpaceX's Big Mars Announcement: What We Already Know

Elon Musk is set to unveil SpaceX's ambitious Mars colony plans today (Sept. 27), but not everything he says will be a big reveal.
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The MHz-peaked radio spectrum of the unusual γ-ray source PMN J1603–4904

Authors: C. Müller, P. R. Burd, R. Schulz, R. Coppejans, H. Falcke, H. Intema, M. Kadler, F. Krauß and R. Ojha.<br />Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol. 593 , page L19<br />Published online: 27/09/2016<br /> Keywords: galaxies: active ; galaxies: jets ;...
Recent articles published in 'Astronomy &amp; Astrophysics'

Star formation efficiency along the radio jet in Centaurus A (Corrigendum)

Authors: Q. Salomé, P. Salomé, F. Combes, S. Hamer and I. Heywood.<br />Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol. 593 , page C5<br />Published online: 27/09/2016<br /> Keywords: methods: data analysis ; galaxies: individual: Centaurus A ; galaxies: evolution...
Recent articles published in 'Astronomy &amp; Astrophysics'

Dust variations in the diffuse interstellar medium: constraints on Milky Way dust from Planck-HFI observations (Corrigendum)

Authors: N. Ysard, M. Köhler, A. Jones, M.-A. Miville-Deschênes, A. Abergel and L. Fanciullo.<br />Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol. 593 , page C4<br />Published online: 27/09/2016<br /> Keywords: ISM: general ; dust, extinction ; evolution ;...