March 9, 2012
by Arnold Lasky
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BUBBLE APNEA

TweetHi, cosmic mystery buffs. It has recently been reported that the Spitzer survey data reveals an order of magnitude more stellar formation in the Milky Way disc than had previously been seen. These new stars appear as bubble-like images. Yet, … Continue reading

February 15, 2012
by Arnold Lasky
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SERIAL HALOS

TweetHi, cosmic mystery buffs. Here is an update of my second blog, which dealt with the recently discovered, sharply edged, gamma ray “double bubble” that is centered upon the Milky Way’s central bulge. This information had been gleaned from Fermi … Continue reading

February 4, 2012
by Arnold Lasky
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GAMMA RAY BUBBLES AND THE MILKY WAY HALO

Tweet Hi, cosmic mystery buffs. It has just been reported, in the January issue of Astronomy, that Douglas Finkbeiner and his students, Meng Su and Tracy Slatyer, all of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, discovered a puzzling characteristic about two … Continue reading