Largest gaseous structure ever seen in our galaxy is discovered

Astronomers at Harvard have discovered a monolithic, wave-shaped gaseous structure — the largest ever seen in our galaxy — and dubbed it the “Radcliffe Wave."

Mary Todd Bergman | Jan. 7, 2020 | harvard
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