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XMM-Newton discovers scorching gas in Milky Way’s halo

16 Jan 2020, 15:00 UTC
XMM-Newton discovers scorching gas in Milky Way’s halo ESA

ESA’s XMM-Newton has discovered that gas lurking within the Milky Way’s halo reaches far hotter temperatures than previously thought and has a different chemical make-up than predicted, challenging our understanding of our galactic home.

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