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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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Getting to know Rosetta's comet
The spacecraft is revealing Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as having a remarkable array of surface features and with many processes contributing to its activity, painting a complex picture of its evolution.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 06:00:00 GMT
Chandra celebrates the International Year of Light
Organizations, institutions, and individuals involved in the science and applications of light will be joining together for this yearlong celebration.
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Black hole on a diet creates a “changing look” quasar
Until now, scientists have been unable to study both the bright and dim phases of a quasar in a single source.
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:00:00 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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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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