Astronomers complete cosmic dust census

Astronomers have completed a benchmark study of more than 300 galaxies, producing the largest census of dust in the local Universe, the Herschel Reference Survey. Astronomers observed galaxies at far-infrared and sub-millimeter wavelengths and captured the light directly emitted by dust grains.

from Space & Time News — ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1opzETs

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