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Alcoholic and Astronomic


A vast cloud of methyl alcohol, spanning some 463 billion kilometres and wrapped around a stellar nursery could help astronomers explain the formation of some of the most massive stars in our galaxy. Lisa Harvey-Smith revealed details of the observations at the Royal Astronomical Society’s National Astronomy Meeting on 4th April.


David Bradley turns the spotlight on the astronomical revelations in this month’s Spotlight physical sciences webzine

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