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Milky Way churning out new stars at a furious pace

MADISON - Some of the first data from a new orbiting infrared telescope are revealing that the Milky Way - and by analogy galaxies in general - is making new stars at a much more prolific pace than astronomers imagined.

The findings from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope were announced today (May 27) at a NASA headquarters press briefing by Edward Churchwell, a University of Wisconsin-Madiso......

Full article >>> br> Indeed, his team has been able to catalog not only a large number of protostars from this one small region of space, but also the spectrum of newborn stars' various stages of early development.

"We're finding stars at different points in their evolutionary history," Churchwell explains. "We hope to be able to fill out the entire early evolutionary sequence of a star's development."
Full article >>> e many more surprises, Churchwell says.

The data are being analyzed by a team of about 20 scientists in Madison and around the country who make up the GLIMPSE or Galactic Legacy Infrared Mid-Plain Survey Extraordinaire. The final data products will be archived and released to the astronomy community by the Spitzer Space Science Center in Pasadena, Calif.

Churchwell says the orbit......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Terry Devitt 05/29/04


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