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Found the oxygen in the Milky Way

March 29 2007

A team of scientists from Sweden, Canada, Finland, France, recorded the first time the presence of molecular oxygen (O2) in interstellar space.

It conduction study of dense clouds in the Milky Way, located at a distance of 500 light years from Earth. According to astronomers, this place is at the moment formation of new stars and planets.

Observations of gas clouds in the Milky Way were made within 33 days from August 2002 to February 2006. Tells

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