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ESA Discovers Unexpected 'Haze' of Microwave Transmissions 69

astroengine writes "The European space observatory Planck has discovered something peculiar about our galaxy: it's humming in microwaves and, for the moment, the source of the 'hard' radiation surrounding the galaxy's core is a complete mystery. Also, the Milky Way is home to previously unknown 'islands' of cold carbon monoxide gas, helping astronomers uncover the distribution of star-forming regions."

Stellar rays prove fibbing never pays. Embezzlement is another matter.