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Methanol MultiBeam Survey The Methanol MultiBeam Survey is a sensitive survey of massive young stars in the Milky Way Galaxy to detect methanol masers. The survey is carried out by scanning the telescope in galactic longitude. Spectra cover a 4-MHz band, corresponding to a velocity range of 180 km/s, with 2048 channels each separated by 0.09 km/s. Regions towards the galactic centre are scanned more than once with different velocity settings, so that all likely radial velocities are searched. A second frequency band centred on the 6035-MHz line of hydroxyl (OH) is observed in parallel with the methanol band.


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Earth may have been shaped like a donut at one point in time
<strong style="font-weight: normal;" id="docs-internal-guid-394e0d26-4665-9aeb-7286-4d0da40ecac2">The new synestia theory proposes a new type of planetary object and another theory for how the Moon formed.</strong>
Fri, 26 May 2017 10:00:00 GMT
25 things to bring to the eclipse
You know to bring eclipse glasses and a camera, but here are some things you will also want to bring along.
Thu, 25 May 2017 10:00:00 GMT
Juno results offer tantalizing hints of Jupiter’s secrets
The first results from Juno&rsquo;s brush with Jupiter reveal swarms of cyclones, massive ammonia plumes and complex interactions between a turbulent magnetic field and powerful streams of electrons. The findings are published today in Science and Geophysical Research Letters.

The Juno team is still sifting through the massive piles of data the probe is sending back from the gas giant. Since arriving last year, the probe has begun to study the composition and internal structure of Jupiter. We&

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:00:00 GMT
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Cosmography of the Local Universe View a film by Hélène Courtois, Daniel Pomarède, R. Brent Tully, Yehuda Hoffman, and Denis Courtois. All rights reserved.

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Milky Way 3D: Galactic Plane Coverage Tool
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An interactive Milky Way 3D coverage tool linked to surveys is at http://milkyway3d.org.


Survey Coverage of the Milky Way
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A hyperlinked visual summary (pdf) of all ongoing relevant surveys, prepared in conjunction with the NSF proposal, The Hierarchical Structure of Star-Forming Regions in the Milky Way.

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