Astronomers Create Maps of Milky Way’s Interstellar Material

August 16, 2014 6:51 PM

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Astronomers Create Maps of Milky Way’s Interstellar Material

A group of astronomers from Europe, Australia and the United States led by Dr Janez Kos of the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia has produced pseudo-3D maps of the material located between the stars in our Milky Way Galaxy.

Analyzing bands of starlight that have passed through space gives scientists information about the makeup of the space materials that the light has encountered.

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