Our galaxy’s gas hides a mystery substance...

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Gutenberg
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Our galaxy’s gas hides a mystery substance...

Post by Gutenberg » Wed Nov 02, 2011 11:22 pm

Since I’m somewhat of a space nut I cannot resist sharing this story:
Our galaxy’s gas hides a mystery substance that’s soaking up light

“Diffuse interstellar bands are caused by material that absorbs specific wavelengths of light as starlight passes through it. Just one problem: we have no idea what the material is.”
Read more: http://arstechnica.com/science/news/201 ... -it-is.ars

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