Dark matter? Scientists closer to seeing a vast, invisible universe

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First ‘bone’ of the Milky Way identified

9:11 Jan 16th, 2013 | 1 note

Astronomers have identified a new structure in the Milky Way: a long tendril of dust and gas that they are calling a “bone.”

“This is the first time we’ve seen such a delicate piece of the galactic skeleton,” says the lead author Alyssa Goodman of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA). Goodman presented the discovery Jan. 8 in a press conference at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Long Beach, Calif.

Our Milky Way is a spiral galaxy — a pinwheel-shaped collection of stars, gas, and dust. It has a central bar and two major spiral arms that wrap around its disk. Because we view the Milky Way from the inside, its exact structure is difficult to determine.

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CNN: Solar Whip (Northern Lights)

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Cosmic Ray Mystery Deepens As Gamma Ray Bursts Ruled Out As Particles' Source

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Mars Life? NASA Viking Probes Found Martian Microbes Decades Ago, New Study Suggests

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Mercury may still harbor ice

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Mars' Volcanos are the Largest in Solar System

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Solar Storms: The Silent Menace

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by Dr. Sten Odenwald, Copyright (c) 1998

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Solar Storm on Collision Course with Earth

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No news is good news. None of it.: Dark secrets.

8:16 Oct 7th, 2011 | 17 notes

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Man on UFO documentary in spookily lit studio: “The US airforce had secret documents about UFO sightings in the 1940s. How mysterious.”

Oh yeah, because it’s not like a WORLD WAR was happening, was it? You know, that WORLD WAR where aircraft got involved?

Man on UFO documentary in spookily…

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