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Knowledge of interstellar dust questioned with WIRCam and Herschel observations.

19 Oct 2017, 22:55 UTC
Knowledge of interstellar dust questioned with WIRCam and Herschel observations.

A team of astronomers from Canada, the United States, Germany and Chile using WiRCam at CFHT and the Herschel space telescope has found that dust models may need some reworking. They studied three isolated dust cores in molecular clouds and found that the properties of the cores could not completely account for their observations using state of the art dust modeling.

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