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Crashing Comets Explain Surprise Gas Clump Around Young Star

7 Mar 2014, 10:21 UTC
Crashing Comets Explain Surprise Gas Clump Around Young Star
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Source: ESO Science Release eso1408 Artist's impression of Beta Pictoris. Image credits: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/F. Reddy Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope in northern Chile have today announced the discovery of an unexpected clump of carbon monoxide gas in the dusty disc around the star Beta Pictoris. This is a […]

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