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Current Event November 2, 2016

Glowing Space Blobs Shows Galaxies Inside


Astronomers have noticed blobs of eerie light glowing in outer space and have been puzzled by them since their discovery. Astronomers were studying galaxies in the distant universe, when they noticed strange glowing clouds of gas that were 10 times the diameter of the Milky Way. They have been looking into the source of light coming from the blobs and have recently made an interesting discovery that reveals why the blobs produce a glow.

Space Systems Earth and Space Science

Story Length: 2:32

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AIR DATE: 09/21/2016


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