Milky Way’s mysterious haze

Researchers have just discovered a mysterious “humming” in the core of our galaxy: the Milky Way emits an important amount of microwave radiation, and its origin remains unknown. New cold gas clouds of carbon monoxide have also been discovered, helping astronomers locating star-forming regions.
The main objective of the Planck satellite, …

Planck – A new map of the sky

The large scale of the Universe, galaxy clusters and interstellar dust revealed the European Planck satellite some of their secrets.
Launched in 2009 to observe the anisotropies of the cosmic microwave background (CMB), Planck observed the entire sky in millimeter and submillimeter wavelengths. Before the release of its first ultra precise …

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